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Natural Sciences Department

If you are fascinated by the natural world, there is a vast realm of career opportunities to explore at Concordia University Chicago. In addition to specific majors such as biology and chemistry, we also offer a “package” of courses for the student whose professional plans require a broad base of science courses, including those planning to enter medical, nursing, pharmacy, veterinary, or physical therapy graduate programs. Our faculty are experienced scientists and researchers who combine intensive expertise and scientific knowledge, a passion for teaching, and a commitment to providing opportunities for students inside and outside the classroom—taking advantage of all that metro Chicago has to offer.

Concordia’s applied microscopy program allows you to take advantage of our partnership with the Hooke College of Applied Sciences. Concordia’s outstanding faculty and natural science programs provide excellent foundational instruction, while the Hooke College of Applied Sciences offers specialized education from its experienced staff scientists and hands-on training with a wide range of state-of-the-art microscopy instrumentation.

In the broadest sense, biology is the study of life, which can be studied through molecular, organismal, cellular and ecological perspectives. 

Are you interested in studying medicine, forensics or chemistry?  Do you enjoy lab work? Do you want to enter medical school? 

Joint Degree Program with Resurrection University Earn a degree in the increasingly in-demand field of Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) from two fully accredited institutions: Concordia University Chicago and Resurrection...

Take the first step today toward your post-college career in medicine by applying for provisional early acceptance into Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (LECOM) School of Pharmacy, School of Dental Medicine or College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Are you considering becoming a doctor, nurse, dentist, pharmacist or veterinarian? Are you interested in using science to work with and help those in need? Is graduate school part of your future plans? 

Assist individuals in readapting to their work and home environments while regaining, developing and improving the skills necessary for independent living.

What is PUMA-STEM? PUMA-STEM stands for Promotion of Underrepresented Minorities in Academic Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Our consortium is funded by the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) and National...