Biology Major

Transferable skills that Biology majors develop:
Students studying biology acquire many skills that can easily transfer to any subject matter:

Statistical analysis  
Presenting findings
Designing web pages
Trouble shooting
Lateral thinking
Perseverance
Collaborating as a team
Integrating ideas across disciplines
Creative thinking  
Educating the public
Designing experiments
Managing databases
Computing numerically  
Working independently 
Operating scientific equipment
Handling and organizing information
Oral and written communication
Technical skills

Possible job titles for Biology majors:
Bioanalyst 
Dentist
Engineer
Geneticist
Health Care/Hospital Administrator  
Marine Biologist
Medical Researcher
Microbiologist
Nurse Practitioner
Physician
Professor
Public Health Administrator
Researcher
Teacher

Types of employers:
Aquariums, Arboretums & Botanical Gardens
Biological Testing Laboratories
Business and Industry
Chemical Industry
Colleges & Schools
Consulting Firms
Government Agencies
Health Care Facilities
Medical Corporations
Museums
Parks
Pharmaceutical Companies
Publishers
Research and Development Firms

Visit the H-SC Biology website!

Other sources of information:
Career counselors, alumni, and faculty members are great resources. Visit Career Education early and often, and talk to professors in your major and related fields. Career Coaches can help connect you with alumni in career fields that interest you for informational interviews. Professional associations are excellent sources of career and employment information, and many of them have websites.  Contact the following organizations and websites for more information:

American Institute of Biological Sciences 

American Society for Microbiology

National Academy of Sciences

Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Educational Council