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 career specifics consult the Occupational Outlook Handbook or other career resources. 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

Biomedical Engineer

Forester

Phycologist

Biotechnologist

Game Warden

Physical Therapist

Botanist

Geneticist

Physician

Cell Biologist

Health Officer

Physiologist

Chiropractor

Horticulturist

Plant Pathologist

College Professor

Laboratory Technician

Plant/Animal Breeder

Conservation Biologist

Marine Biologist

Podiatrist

Cytologist

Medical Laboratory Technologist

Range Scientist

Dental Hygienist

Microbiologist

Soil Conservationist

Dentist

Molecular Biologist

Systematist

Developmental Biologist

Morphologist

Taxonomist

Ecologist

Mycologist

Toxicologist

Electron Microscopist

Optometrist

Veterinarian

Embryologist

Ornithologist

Virologist

Entomologist

Paleobotanist

Water/Sewage Technician

Environmental Health Specialist

Paleozoologist

Wetland Ecologist

Evolutionist

Parasitologist

Zoologist


 

Preparing for a Job in Biological Science

  1. Develop excellent laboratory skills.

  2. Learn federal and state government job application process.

  3. Take additional courses in science and mathematics.

  4. Learn to problem solve, and develop work habits that are systematic and precise.

 

Links for Biology Majors

 

More Info from Career Services

 

Contact Information

Department of Biological Sciences
New Biology Building, Room 421
Tel: 985-549-3740
biology@southeastern.edu