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:

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.

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:


  • Zookeeper/Gamekeeper

  • Marine Mammal Trainer/Marine biologist

  • Fisheries and Aquaculture


  • Medical Illustrator

  • Bio-animation and Films

  • Molecular Visualization


  • Pharmaceutical Researcher

  • Drug Testing/Quality Control

  • Marketing/Sales/Public Relations


  • National Health (FDA, CDC)

  • City or Community Health Official

  • Bioterrorism Expert

  • Forensics and Criminal Investigation

  • Biotechnology Patent Law


  • Bioinformatics

  • Biomechanical Engineering

  • Biometrician/Statistician

  • Nanotechnology


  • Science Writer/Journalist