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The information below describes typical occupations and employers associated with this major. Understand that some of the options listed below may require additional training.
 

Summary: 8/07
The information below describes typical occupations and employers associated with this major.
Understand that some of the options listed below may require additional training.
Moreover, you are not limited to these options alone when choosing a possible career path.
Description of Biological Science
Biology encompasses the study of all living organisms, including microbes, plants, and animals. The study of biology includes various
aspects of life, including basic organization (molecular, cellular, tissues, organs), how organisms unction, their roles in the natural
environment, how hereditary information is transferred, and development of biotechnology. Biology graduates are broadly trained and
well prepared for admission into strong graduate programs in the biological sciences and professional schools (Med., Dent., PA, Nursing,
PT, Vet., etc.). They may assume positions in any of the 4 sectors: govt., edu., industry, or Non-profit. UGA is well known for
encouraging student research throughout college. Many of these students attend conferences to present and meet renowned researchers
from the world over. Studies Abroad provides opportunities across the globe and the National Students Exchange offers the chance to
study for a semester at colleges throughout the US for the same cost as UGA.
Possible Job Titles of Biological Science Graduates
(Jobs secured as reported by UGA Career Center post-graduate survey)
Analytical Chemist
Bacteriologist
Biochemist
Clinical Pathologist
Clinical Research Coordinator

  

Source: Arnold, Jonathan - Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center & Department of Genetics, University of Georgia

 

Collections: Biotechnology