"Anole Hunting Detour: Eastern Diamondback" by Biology student Corey Cates. "Anole Hunting Detour: Eastern Diamondback" by Biology student Corey Cates. What can I do with this major?

Not much, really. You can go to Medical School. Many of our graduates do. That’s about it, except ... you could go to Dental School. Many of our graduates do. That’s about it, except ... you could go to Optometry School. Many of our graduates do. That’s about it, except ...

A biology degree also prepares you to become: a veterinarian; a physician's assistant; a medical technologist; a physical, occupational, or speech therapist; a genetics counselor; or an audiologist. That’s about it. Except ...

You could be a biology teacher, a textbook editor, or technical writer. You might like scientific/medical illustration; be a broadcast science journalist; do patent, environmental, or medical law; or get involved in bioinformatics, scientific consultation, or medical product development and testing. Or ...

What about being an environmental regulator, park ranger, water quality control specialist, or waste management technician? Maybe you could manage a wildlife reserve, a pharmacy, or a biotech firm.

Perhaps you could go into nursing, crop science, fish farming, soil science, biofuel research, dietetics, nutrition, meat production, food safety, or drug testing. On the other hand, you might want to be a zookeeper, game keeper, marine mammal trainer, or forensic analyst.

There are more possibilities. But you get the idea. There isn’t much you can do with a biology degree.

Biology Jobs

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