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Human Biology

Further Information

What are some of our graduates doing?

  • Heidi Schuster Katte ('95) is a consultant dietitian for Health Balance Enterprise
  • Stephanie Hall ('96) is a massage therapist/esthetician at Fox Valley School of Massage
  • Joe Carroll, Ph.D., ('97) is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Rochester (NY) doing research on color blindness
  • Kathie Huncosky Bollenbach ('97) is a Physician Assistant at Nicolet Health Clinic
  • Mark Krebsbach, D.C., ('98) is a chiropractor who owns Quest Chiropractic
  • Dr. Tina Sauerhammer ('99) is a surgical resident at the University of Wisconsin Hospital
  • Jennifer Kriesel ('00) is a histotechnologist at Bellin Hospital
  • Steve Wowzynski ('00) is a physical therapist at Bellin Health Sports Medicine West
  • Jessie Stukenberg ('02) is the Health and Fitness Director at the new YMCA in Green Bay
  • Sarah Heidtke ('03) is employed as a technician at a forensic science lab in Milwaukee
  • Emily Barnes ('03) is enrolled at the University of Iowa School of Dentistry
  • Neil Sandhu ('04) is enrolled at the University of Wisconsin Medical School
  • Angela Huenink ('05) is enrolled in the Physician Assistant's Program at Butler University
     

The following is a list of careers related to the Human Biology major.  In most cases, link(s) to web sites provide more information on a career and a listing of professional schools for that area.  If you have further questions, you may contact a faculty advisor in Human Biology for more information.

You can also obtain more information on careers, resumes, the interview process, and internships at Career Services at SS-1916.

Anatomy

Athletic Training

Biochemistry

Bioethics

Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics is the use of computer technology to study biochemical expression of genes.  Employment opportunities exist in agriculture, medicine, and pharmaceutical companies.

Biostatistics

Apply statistical procedures and methodology to characterize or investigate biological problems.  Biostatisticians are employed in  industry, research, and academia.

Biotechnology

Cell Biology

Chiropractics

Cytotechnology

Developmental Biology

Dentistry

Dietetics

Environmental Health

Epidemiology

Careers in epidemiology resolve outbreaks of infectious diseases and evaluate conditions that contribute to chronic diseases.  Epidemiologists can serve at the county, state, or federal level.

Exercise Science

Forensic Science

Genetic Counseling

Graduate Schools

Immunology

Laboratory Science

Medical Illustration

Medical Sales

Medicine

Microbiology

There are several different areas of microbiology:  medical or veterinary microbiologist work with physicians or other health care professionals and medical researchers to study the interactions between microorganisms and animals; environmental microbiologists are involved with testing water sources for contamination and try to control the spread of pathogens; industrial microbiologists develop new products and new methods to preserve food and pharmaceuticals; agricultural microbiologists work with the effects of microorganisms on crops, soils, insects, and ruminants; and food microbiologists specialize in the elimination and prevention of contamination by food-born pathogens, sanitation practices, and isolation and identification methodology for pathogens in food products.

Molecular Biology

Molecular biologists study the methods by which genes are expressed and controlled.

  • Neurobiology

Nutrition

Occupational Therapy

Optometry

Personal Trainer

Pharmaceutical Companies

Pharmacology

Pharmacologists develop and test drugs for use in treating almost every type of ailment.

Pharmacy

Physician Assistant

Physical Therapy

Physiology

Pediatric Medicine

Policy Analyst

Assists government officials develop science-based legislation

Public Health

Careers in public health deal with the health of a population.

Regulatory Affairs Manager

Combines biology with business interest; composes scientific information the government requires to approve biologically based products (i.e., drugs)

Reproductive Biologist

Science Journalist

Combines biology with writing; writing about advances in science in a way that non-experts can understand

Sports Medicine

Toxicology

Toxicologists investigate the mechanisms by which toxic substances produce their effects.  They work in industry to evaluate the safety of new drugs, food products, and cosmetics.