Department of


In the Classroom

Our Programs

Our department offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in biology and urban biology, as well as a minor in biology.

At Hofstra

The Student Experience

In our department, you'll have access to the resources and opportunities you'll need to enhance and extend your education.

Your Future

Career Potential

Graduates from the Department of Biology go on to work at renowned institutions and study at top graduate schools.

About the Department

The mission of the Department of Biology is to provide a comprehensive, high-quality education that fosters independence in the application of scientific knowledge and the scientific method.

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Contact the Department

Our Office

Room 130 Gittleson Hall
114 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1140

Department Chair

Peter Daniel
Room 132 Gittleson Hall

Our Faculty

Meet the mentors, scholars, and teachers you'll learn and research alongside of in the Department of Biology.