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Undergraduate Degree in Biology

What Can You Do With An Undergraduate 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

  • Analytical Technician
  • Anthropology Technician
  • Aquaculture Farmer
  • Aquatic Biology Assistant
  • Agronomist Technician
  • Biological Oceanography Assistant
  • Biotech Field Application Specialist
  • Crime Lab Analyst
  • Entomology Research Technician
  • Environmental Biology Trainee
  • Environmental Engineering Technician
  • Environmental Field Technician
  • EPA Inspector
  • FDA Inspector
  • Field Test Services Technician
  • Forensic Science Analyst
  • Geology Associate
  • Marine Biology Assistant
  • Materials Testing Associate
  • Medical Technologist
  • Medical Writer
  • Research Associate
  • Research Technician
  • Science Lab Staff
  • Scientific Sales Supply Personnel
  • Technical Instructor

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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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