Bachelor's Degree in Biology
As a degree candidate in the field of biology, you’ll learn how from skilled faculty members, all of whom hold doctorate degrees from outstanding institutions. You’ll benefit from their interest in biology and dedication to teaching as well as their diverse educational backgrounds and professional specializations.
Learn from the best in state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms, each equipped with the latest media, audio and data transmission technology. Study areas and a computer lab also provide an outstanding learning environment. You can also can gain valuable hands-on experience by assisting in labs and with faculty research. Plus, each year, Beta Beta Beta, the biology honor society, sponsors guest speakers, field trips, and service projects.
What can I do with a biology degree?
As you complete your bachelor's in biology degree, you qualify for entry-level jobs in whatever area of the field you’ve chosen. Career options include:
- Secondary School Biology Teacher (with appropriate certification)
- Natural Sciences Manager
- Life Scientist
- Biological Scientist
- Lab Assistant/Technician
- Research Assistant
Or continue your education in graduate study to prepare for a career in a number of fields, including medicine, environmental studies or biotechnology as a*:
- Physician assistant
- Physical therapy
- Osteopathic medicine
* A Bachelor of Science or Arts is considered a minimum degree needed for most positions. Many require the M.S., or M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.
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