Whatever Your Passion, You Can Pursue It At Misher College

Home to the core science curriculum, the arts and humanities, and the behavioral and social sciences, Misher College offers pre-professional studies programs. BS, MS, PhD, and dual-degree programs cover a range of disciplines, from biochemistry and biology to medical laboratory science, microbiology, and psychology. Each undergraduate program introduces you to our major scientific concentrations, so you can decide which course of study is best for you without losing credits or time.

Regardless of your selected major or program, you’ll benefit from the guidance of distinguished faculty, service learning, and the opportunity to perform investigative research with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. And you’ll leave with a well-rounded education: All USciences undergraduates spend their first two years with our general education curriculum.

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Suzanne Murphy
Suzanne K. Murphy, PhD
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  • USciences Physics, Biology Professors Awarded Research Grants

    September 07, 2018

    The Board of the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation, a supporting organization of The Pittsburgh Foundation, has awarded 10 scientific research grants totaling $1.9 million, including $200,000 to USciences and Roberto Ramos, PhD, and Margaret Pearce, PhD.

  • USciences Launches BS in Data Science Degree

    August 29, 2018

    With Big Data playing an integral part in nearly every facet of today's life and economy, society needs more professionals who can extract meaningful information from data and provide scientific insights for decision making. In response to this need, USciences has launched a new bachelor of science degree in data science that provides students with an in-depth understanding of the science behind data.

  • What Kind of Bacteria Are on the Bottom of Our Shoes?

    July 10, 2018

    Jason Heindl PhD, assistant professor of biology, helped to guide Jenn Frederick from Fox29's Good Day Philadelphia through the kind of bacteria cultivated from the morning show team members' shoes.

  • Physics Wonder Girls Camp Teaches Science of Food and Light

    July 03, 2018

    Middle school girls interested in physics got a chance to plunge into the science behind light and food this week at the Physics Wonder Girls Summer Camp, a week-long, free STEM camp organized by Dr. Roberto Ramos, associate professor of physics.

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