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Biology

What you can do with this major?

NOTE: Though there are many career opportunities with a Bachelors degree in Biology, the choices are greatly enhanced with a Masters degree (at least) in this field. Use the following as an idea list, and remember that they represent some, but certainly not all, of the careers you might consider in Biology.

The following list represents a few of the careers for Biology majors:

Science Teacher, Wildlife Biologist, Medical Doctor, Dentist, Veterinarian, Forester, Range Manager, Geneticist, Soil Conservationist, Physical Therapist, Natural Area Manager, Animal Breeder, Horticulturist, Soil Scientist, Agricultural Scientist, Agronomist, Environmental Engineer, Marine Engineering Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Animal Scientist, Environmental Health Specialist, Marine Fisheries Worker, Environmental Protection Officer, Aquatic Biologist, Fisheries Conservationist, Science Laboratory Technician, Medical Laboratory Technician, Bio-Engineer, Bio-Technologist, Food Scientist-Technologist, Meteorologist, Geographer, Microbiologist, Botanist, Mortician, Chiropractor, Toxicologist, Neurobiologist, Oceanographer, Paramedic, Marine Ecologist, Zoologist, Ecologist …

The following list represents a few of the kinds of businesses and institutions that employ Biology majors:

US Department of Agriculture, Door County Planning Office, Illinois Natural History Survey, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, US Fish & Wildlife Services, Department of Transportation, any of the local paper companies such as Fort James, pharmaceutical sales companies, environmental consulting firms, any state and federal agencies, food processing companies, education…

Want to know more about the nature of the work, working conditions, earnings, training, and job outlook? Then check out the Occupational Outlook Handbook.