College of Science and Mathematics

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College of Science and Mathematics


  • Biology


    Biology is the study of life and living organisms. Biologists study the five principles of biology including cell theory, gene theory, homeostasis, evolution, and energy and thermodynamics. Biology students at Valdosta State University learn the basic principles of biology, along with the latest developments in the biological sciences, and develop the ability to understand and critically analyze biological issues. Students are prepared for advanced study in a variety of graduate programs and for careers in biology-related fields.


    • Agricultural Scientist
    • Biologist
    • Botanist
    • Doctor of Medicine
    • Ecologist
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  • Certificate in Data Science


    The Basic Certificate in Data Science is designed to prepare students for careers in research, education, industry, and government. This is a rapidly growing and in-demand career path. If you are currently a STEM major; you may want to consider adding this certificate to your degree.


    • Data Analyst
    • Data Architect
    • Data Engineer
    • Data Scientist
    • Statistician