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Biology & Microbiology

Biology includes the study of all living organisms, bacteria, fungi, plants, and animals. Employment opportunities in biology exist in research, teaching, administration, service, and sales in governmental agencies, educational institutions, private business, and industry. Students with bachelor's degrees in microbiology are exceptionally well trained for lab technician jobs in research labs or numerous governmental agencies and industries where food, medicine, and water quality control is important. Students with bachelor's degrees in fisheries and wildlife biology are qualified for jobs in conservation, environmental control, law enforcement, and fish, game, and natural resources management. Please note that some of the careers below will require further education.

Related Career Titles:

Biological Technician
Biologist
Biological Researcher
Biophysicists
Soil & Plant Scientists
Ecologist
Fish & Game Wardens
Forester
Geneticists
Microbiologists
Pathologists
Pharmaceutical Sales
Physiologist
Range Conservationist
Wildlife Refuge Manager
Zoologist

Related Biology Links:

American Institute of Biological Sciences
American Society for Cell Biology
American Society for Microbiology
National Science Foundation
Careers/Professions for the Biology Graduate
Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Where else can I find information?

USF Biological Sciences Department
Occupational Outlook Handbook
O*Net Online