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Biologists study living organisms and their relationship to the environment. Careers in biology are diverse and include human and animal medicine, research, conservation, teaching, journalism, and more. In addition, a bachelor’s degree in biology from Becker College gives sound preparation for graduate school study.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for biologists is expected to grow through 2018 in the response to the discovery of new knowledge and the need to apply that knowledge.
Potential employers for those who graduate from Becker College with a bachelor’s degree in biology include industry, laboratories, public and private schools, colleges and universities, and local, state, and federal government agencies.
The biology program at Becker College provides students with a wide range of immersion in all aspects of human and animal biology, as well as special topics addressing emerging issues in the field. Students who are majoring in biology will study the fundamental principles of biology, anatomy and physiology of domestic animals, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, cell biology, biostatistics, primatology, histology, genetics, and more. Student in the Becker College biology program will be well-prepared to pursue careers in which they can apply their knowledge, or to apply to graduate school for further study.
Students graduating with a degree in Biology will have the following core competencies: