What Can You Do with a Degree in Biology?

Many career opportunities exist for biology majors, especially now, with the rise of the biotechnology industry and the sequencing of the human genome. Jobs are available directly after the bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) as entry-level careers in gene sequencing, drug testing and development, immunology, agriculture, and in all molecular, cellular and developmental areas.

Here's what our 2014 graduates are doing with their degrees:

  • Analyst for Covance (BS)
  • Analytical Chemist for Polaris Labs (BA)
  • Bacteriology Lab Technician for Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab (BS)
  • Genetic Toxicologist for Covance (BA)
  • Lab Assistant and Mid America Clinical Lab (BS)
  • Lead Biostatistician for Biogen Idec (PhD)
  • Medical Sales Representative for Hiossen, Inc. (BA)
  • Microbiologist for Indiana State Department of Health (BA)
  • Molecular Biologist for DowAgroSciences (MS)
  • Operations Technician for Biostorage (BA)
  • Clinical Study Coordinator for Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism (MS)
  • Research Associate for Dow AgroSciences (BS)
  • Research Biologist for Cook Scientific (BS)
  • Scientist for Eli Lilly (PhD)
  • Tissue Coordinator for Indiana Organ Procurement Organization (BA)
  • Technician for Vitero-Retinal Center (BA)

38% of 2014 graduates went on to graduate or professional school and are currently attending the following universities:

  • Creighton University School of Medicine (MD)
  • Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
  • Indiana University School of Medicine (MD)
  • Indiana University Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)
  • IUPUI School of Public Health (MPH)
  • Lincoln Memorial University Biomedical Sciences Program (MS)
  • Marian University School of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
  • Michigan State University Forensic Science Program (MS)
  • Midwestern University Cardiovascular Program (MS)