Careers

Where will Biology take me?

Our biology curriculum will provide you with the solid foundation you need to advance further, whether you decide to continue your education or go straight into industry working in biology and related fields.

Here are some examples of jobs depending on your interests: 

  • Biological Scientist
  • College Professor
  • Dentist
  • Doctor
  • Health Technologist
  • High School Teacher
  • Nutritionist
  • Pharmacist
  • Veterinarian
  • Zoologist 

Where will Physiology take me?

A bachelor’s in physiology prepares one for advancement in many careers, including
the following:

  • Medicine, incl. Veterinary Medicine
  • Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmaceutical Research and Sales
  • Governmental Healthcare Policy
  • Research & Development
  • Analytical Industrial Positions
  • Science and Healthcare Writing & Promotion
  • Masters & Doctoral Programs in
  • Comparative & Human Physiology
  • Exercise Science
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Environmental Adaptation
  • Physiological Effects of Aging and Gender

Top Graduate Schools:

A large number of our biology department graduates go on to medical school. Other alumni pursue graduate education in other areas of health sciences. Here are some of the leading graduate schools and universities which have admitted recent graduates:

  • Cornell University
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Jefferson Medical College
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of New Hampshire
  • Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Leading Employers:

Here are some of the organizations in the public and private sectors employing graduates of the biology department:

  • Abbott Labs
  • Becton Dickinson
  • Biomed Labs
  • Fisher Scientific
  • Lederle Laboratories
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Microtest Labs
  • Sanofi Pasteur
  • Yale University