What kind of work 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 including:

  • Basic and Applied Research and Development         
  • Environmental Management and Conservation
  • Health Care                
  • Organism Biology (Botany, Zoology, Marine Biology, Wildlife Biology, Entomology)
  • Quality Control and Testing
  • Teaching
  • Technical and Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Technical Writing