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Graduate Degree in Biology

What Can You Do With A Graduate Degree in Biology?

Information and Options for Biology


Biology Related Skills

  • Ability to Meet Deadlines
  • Analytical Thinking Skills
  • Assessing Problems and Situations
  • Communication Skills
  • Curiosity and Creativity
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Innovative Talents
  • Keen Observation and Attention to Detail
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Math and Statistical Skills
  • Objectivity
  • Operating Scientific Equipment
  • Patience and Perseverance
  • Presentation Skills
  • Problem Solving Abilities
  • Writing/Research Skills
  • Scientific Approach
  • Statistical Awareness
  • Solo and Team Work Skills
  • Technological Adeptness

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Related Entry-Level Career Titles

  • Agricultural Scientist
  • Biochemist
  • Bioremediation
  • Biotechnician
  • Botanist
  • Cell Physiologist
  • Clinical Bioanalytical Chemist
  • Coroner/Medical Examiner
  • Cytotechnologist
  • Dentist
  • Doctor
  • Entomologist
  • Food Science Technologist
  • Genetics Counselor
  • Information Scientist
  • Medical Technologist
  • Medicinal Chemist
  • Metabolomics Technician
  • Molecular Biologist
  • Neurobiologist
  • Nurse
  • Oral Surgeon
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician
  • Process Organic Chemist
  • Project Manager in Allied Health
  • Reference Standards Scientist
  • Science Secondary Education
  • Science University Professor
  • Toxicologist
  • Veterinarian
  • Zoologist

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Employers of Biology Majors

  • Agricultural Processing Companies
  • Colleges of Science
  • Engineering Companies
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Environmental Testing Laboratory
  • Forensics Laboratories
  • Government Agencies
  • Hospitals and Dental Clinics
  • K-12 Schools
  • Manufacturing Companies
  • Medical Schools
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Physical Therapy Clinics
  • Research Laboratories

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