What can I do with my BIOLOGY degree?
Employers of Biology Majors
- State Agencies such as Department of Environmental Quality, Wildlife & Fisheries, Department of Natural Resources, and Parks and Recreation
- Federal Government Agencies such as Environmental Protection Agency, U. S. Forestry Dept., National Park Agency
- Pharmaceutical Companies
- Industry, Particularly Biotechnology Firms
- Colleges and Universities
Related Occupations for Biology Majors
Some of these occupations may require additional education at Graduate or Professional schools. For information on qualifications and careerspecificsconsult the Occupational Outlook Handbook or other careerresources. Also, take advantage of career counseling offered by the Center for Student Excellence.
|Anatomist||Exobiologist||Parks & Recreation Worker|
|Animal Behaviorist||Fish & Game Warden||Pharmacologist|
|Bacteriologist||Fisheries Biologist||Pharmacy Technician|
|Biology Teacher||Food Technologist||Photobiologist|
|Biotechnologist||Game Warden||Physical Therapist|
|Cell Biologist||Health Officer||Physiologist|
|College Professor||Laboratory Technician||Plant/Animal Breeder|
|Conservation Biologist||Marine Biologist||Podiatrist|
|Cytologist||Medical Laboratory Technologist||Range Scientist|
|Dental Hygienist||Microbiologist||Soil Conservationist|
|Environmental Health Specialist||Paleozoologist||Wetland Ecologist|
Preparing for a Job in Biological Science
- Develop excellent laboratory skills.
- Learn federal and state government job application process.
- Take additional courses in science and mathematics.
- Learn to problem solve, and develop work habits that are systematic and precise.
|Program Overview||Contact Information|
|Biology||Department of Biological Sciences|
|College of Science and Technology|
|On Campus: New Biology Building, Rm. 421|
Links for Biology Majors
- Careers in Biology from The American Institute of Biological Sciences
- Careers in Biology Weblinks from Emporia State University
- Study of Employment Opportunities for Biomedical Scientists from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
- Bio View - Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Employment
- American Society of Microbiology
- Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine
- The Scientist's Employment Network
- Education And Training in Forensic Sciences from American Academy of Forensic Sciences
- Healthcare Career Resource Center
- Careers in Marine Science
- Dolphin Research Center
- Science Technicians from the Occupational Outlook Handbook
- College and University Faculty from the Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Biological and Medical Scientists from the Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Veterinarians from the Occupational Outlook Handbook