Developing new medicines. That's biotechnology. Assisting in the implementation of a sustainable, organic and integrated system for large-scale production—that's life sciences for business. You're part biology, part business, and that's exactly the focus of this program. Included is a combination of undergraduate and graduate courses leading to an MBA. Plus, our degree can be tailored to your interests—molecular biology, pharmaceutical or environmental.
Placement rate among Xavier Life Sciences for Business graduates
Get a great job after graduation
Work directly with professors on topics like paleobiology (extinct mammals), ecology, bird behavior, manatee behavior, cardiology (hearts), entomology (bugs) and genetics. Students also earn outside research internships at place like the Mayo Clinic or Children's Hospital.
Our life sciences for business program opens up multiple employment options for graduates including molecular biology, pharmaceuticals, environmental protection and more.
Our small class sizes and individual research experiences with faculty will give you the attention you deserve to succeed in whatever project you undertake.
Labs on campus
Average size of classes
Medical School acceptance rate (compared to 40% nationally)
On her last day in Guatemala, pre-med student Zenab Saeed was assigned to work in the part of the clinic where they dispensed glasses. She never expected how emotionally impactful it would be for her when, after several tries, she was able to help an old man, partially blind since birth, find just the right pair.
Prepare to leave the classroom and be outstanding "in the field."
As a Jesuit, Catholic university, Xavier is committed to teaching students about the environment and ways to make the world a better place.
Graduates go on to work at top companies like
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals