Graduates from the Department of Biology and Biomedical Sciences find that they are strong candidates for advanced study due to the rigor of the biology curriculum. Most of our graduates complete graduate or professional programs before entering the workforce.
In the Workforce
If it’s living,
then biologists study it - in hospitals, jungles, clinics and oceans. Graduates
can investigate new species, elucidate biochemical pathways for curing diseases
or promoting health, conduct research in molecular genetics and perform field
studies in forests, rivers and deserts.
From research to
safety to policy making, graduates can play a huge role in educating and caring
for the environment.
well prepared academically for the rigors of the health professions.
Public health and
investigate disease trends and educate the public about health and wellness to
ensure the global welfare of human and animal populations.
chemists form the backbone of forensic science labs across the world. Graduates
can design hew tests and analyze samples from crime scenes, victims and
Graduates can work
as patent specialists, environmental advocates, biotechnology transfer offices
and intellectual property lawyers.
help government and business interface with the public on issues of science and
pursue teaching positions in biology on all levels from middle school through
graduate school. There are usually openings in every state for biology
sell supplies and medicines and market equipment for labs, hospital and
hazardous materials science
work in biohazard management for companies that handle biological materials or
agents are mass produced or used in the making of a drug, quality assurance is
needed. Graduates can fill positions in biotechnology, research labs, hospitals
and clinics, environmental safety and the food industry.
work in drug design and testing along with clinical trials and marketing.
Graduates with a
background in molecular biology can work in biotechnology, the most rapidly
growing field in science.
and technical writing
Graduates who can
write clearly are needed to produce manuals, textbooks, newspaper copy and
The ability to
see detail in living organisms is a skill learned by biologists. Graduates who
excel in art are needed for medical and scientific illustrations.
Our graduates have pursued advanced study in biology, forensic
science, medicine, neuroscience and veterinary medicine at the following
- American University of the Caribbean
- Bowling Green State University
- Brown University
- Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
- New England College of Optometry
- New York University
- Palmer College of Chiropractic
- Ross University
- Sacred Heart University
- University of New Haven