Department of Biology

Faculty: Jennifer Chase, John Cossel, Jr. (Department Chair), David Hille, Ayokunle Hodonu, Jamee Nixon

The goals of the Northwest Nazarene University Biology Department are to create a community in which we:

  1. Provide students with a broad conceptual background in the biological sciences.
  2. Provide students with technical and analytical skills used in modern biological research or healthcare.
  3. Provide students with an understanding of the nature of science and the methods of scientific investigation through discovery-based research experiences.
  4. Provide students with an ethical and well-reasoned Christian view of creation and its care.


General Biology Concentration
Wildlife/Ecology Concentration
Pre-Medical Concentration
Biology Education