What is Natural Science?

Florida National University’s Natural Sciences program may sound like a very specific field of study, one that may even involve observing and studying fields of greenery, but in actuality, it’s quite a universal and useful program that can be a primer for many different areas of science and medicine. In fact, the Natural Science Program is so broad makes it a good option for students who wish to go into a wide variety of graduate programs such as medicine, technology, science, and education. First, let’s look at just how broad the FNU Natural Sciences Program is.


The FNU Natural Sciences Program includes knowledge that will prep students for multidisciplinary graduate projects, evaluating data and conducting research. These skills are essential to further study or work in private sector.

Natural Science covers a wide range of topics such as:

  • Biology and Microbiology
  • Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Inorganic and Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • General Physics
  • Nutrition and Health Issues
  • Embryology
  • Epidemiology
  • Ecology
  • Principles of Genetics
  • Biotechnology
  • Biological Basis of Pharmacology
  • Earth Sciences.

The FNU Natural Sciences Program works closely with the career services department to help connect students with employers. FNU will help students make career connections in both the public and private sectors. The program also comes with benefits like experienced professors, convenient locations, scholarships and financial aid. Furthermore, the FNU Natural Sciences Program is located within a regionally accredited university!

The Bachelor in Natural Sciences Degree opens up a number of career paths. Secondary Education, Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Research, Lab Technician and Forensics are just some of the career paths that a Natural Sciences Degree holder can choose from. This degree can be either a direct path to a specific career, or an option for someone who seeks a graduate degree.

Natural science majors often go on to earn master’s and doctoral degrees. The Natural Sciences Program is useful for pursuing graduate studies in the fields of medicine, pharmacology and nature. For those whose education stops at the Natural Sciences Degree, there are a number of careers that the FNU can help students transition to, in particular education, through their career services department.

If you’re interested in the study of natural science or related fields, you can request information at the FNU website or call FNU at: 305-821-3333.