Careers

In biology, students learn to understand life processes, the diversity of life and the role and responsibility of humans in the natural environment. It is a large field with a wide variety of careers.

Opportunities for graduates of the Biological Sciences program are varied, depending on the student's interests and continued education. Some examples of jobs include:

  • Biology education
  • Botany
  • Ecology
  • Fermentation science
  • Microbiology
  • Pre-med
  • Toxicology

Many of these careers will require additional education, such as a bachelor's degree. It is important that students identify their interests and work with an advisor to make sure they are on the right educational track.

For more information about these careers, as well as the current employment outlook, visit the U.S. Department of Labor and Oregon Employment Department websites.