Miriam College is a premier women's college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels.

The institution supports specialized centers engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies and women’s empowerment.

  • Address : Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights Quezon City 1108 Philippines

  • Email Us : info@mc.edu.ph

  • Call Us : (+63 02) 8 930-MCQC (6272)

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Bachelor of Science in Biology


The Biology program at Miriam College prepares students to be future medical doctors, researchers, and skilled leaders in the booming biotechnology industry. It provides students with a wide range of subjects that cover the life sciences, develop their laboratory and research skills, and promote in them a culture of research and inquiry. Together with Miriam College’s holistic education, Biology graduates are molded into highly competent, technologically proficient, and ethical women doctors, researchers, and leaders of industry.

  • Total Program Units: 188 units
    General Education: 36
    Professional Major Courses: 106
    MC required Courses: 14
    Electives: 6
    Practicum: 6
    Filipino: 9
    Physical Education: 8
    NSTP: 6

  • Standard Completion Time: 4 years



Biology students have the option to specialize on Microbial Reasearch (Microbiological Track) or Human Biology and Health (Pre-Medicine Track). Below are some of the courses you will take.

Microbiology Research Track:

  • Microbial Physiology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Microbial Genetics

Human Biology and Health Track:

  • Molecular Genetics
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Histology
  • Tissue Culture

Career Paths


Microbial Research Track

  • Laboratory Diagnosis Analyst
  • Medical Representative
  • Research Manager
  • Project Managers
  • Career in drug development and testing
  • Career in conservation management

Human Biology and Health Track

  • Pre-Medicine for a career in medicine/li>
  • Basic and Applied Researchers
  • Product Developer
  • Inspection and Management Officer
  • Professional Biologist
  • Community-Based Project Officers
  • Professor in Academic Institution

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