Academics

Careers in Biology

Whatever your interest, with a B.S or B.A. in biology or a B.S. in biochemistry and molecular biology, there are several career paths waiting for you:

Research
Discover new treatments for people who are paralyzed; learn about the effects of pollution on plants and animals.

Health Care
Prevent the spread of rare, deadly diseases; care for injured or sick animals.

Environmental Conservation
Protect state and national parks; design strategies to protect endangered plant and animal species.

Education
Educate the next generation of biologists; direct educational programs in science museums, zoos and aquariums.

Latest Career Trends in Biology
  • Agricultural Scientist
  • Conservation Biologist
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Forensic Science/Entomology

Creative Careers in Biology
Have more than one passion? Combine your passions into the perfect career:

Animals

  • Zookeeper/Gamekeeper
  • Marine Mammal Trainer/Marine biologist
  • Fisheries & Aquaculture

Art

  • Medical Illustrator
  • Bio-animation and Films
  • Molecular Visualization

Business/Industry

  • Pharmaceutical Researcher
  • Drug Testing/Quality Control
  • Marketing/Sales/Public Relations

Government/Law

  • National Health (FDA, CDC)
  • City or Community Health Official
  • Bioterrorism Expert
  • Forensics & Criminal Investigation
  • Biotechnology Patent Law

Math/Engineering

  • Bioinformatics
  • Biomechanical Engineering
  • Biometrician/Statistician
  • Nanotechnology

Writing/Communication

  • Science Writer/Journalist

 


Athletics are an important part of student life.
softball player

The University softball field was modeled after the one in "Field of Dreams."

More »