The Biomedical emphasis is popular with students wanting to pursue careers in medicine, various allied health professions, dentistry, or veterinary medicine.


Physicians and Surgeons, Median Pay: $187,200/year; Job Outlook (next 10 years): 14% growth (much faster average). Physician Assistant, Median Pay: $98,180/year; Job Outlook (next 10 years): 30% (faster than average). Pharmacists, Median Pay: $121,500/year; Job Outlook (next 10 years): 3% (slower average). Biological Technicians, Median Pay: $41,650; Job Outlook (next 10 years): 10% (faster than average).

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/ (visited March 14, 2017).


Curriculum Guide. To view general education requirements for this major please visit the catalog. 

 

Careers

Biology is the most common degree of medical professionals.  Most biology students go on to graduate or professional school to become physicians, dentists, therapists, pharmacists, researchers, etc.  Others become educators, entrepreneurs, or technicians in biotech, academic, or government positions.  

 

Professions

  • Doctor
  • Dentist
  • Veterinarian
  • Therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Technician
  • Researcher
  • Entrepreneur
  • Teacher

98%
of our Biology graduates
are working in a field they
enjoy.

Faculty Profiles

Arthur Schwarz, PhD

Department of Biological Sciences
Professor and Department Chair
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Arthur Chadwick, PhD

Department of Biological Sciences
Paleontology Specialist
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Amy McHenry, PhD

Department of Biological Sciences
Adjunct Faculty
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Jared Wood, PhD

Department of Biological Sciences
Associate Professor
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