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Your Career in Biology

A degree in biology means options! With your degree in the biological sciences from Marquette University, you can choose to:

 

Want more advice on what path is right for you? Be sure to check with Career Services, and explore the many resources available on the internet.

 

 

Other universities have put together some great resources to help you choose your career path:

 

 

What can I do with my Bachelor’s in the Biological Sciences?

There are lots of great careers for you with a bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences. You can graduate from Marquette qualified to work as a laboratory assistant, technician, technologist, or research assistant, and your degree can be a launching pad for nontechnical work in writing, illustration, sales, photography, and legislation, if you also have training or experience in one of those fields. 

 

Want to know more about what you can do with a bachelor’s degree?

 

 

WHERE DO OUR GRADUATES GO AND WHAT DO THEY DO?

Students in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences are able to benefit from a broad liberal arts education that deepens their understanding of the world around them. At the same time, majors in the Department of Biological Sciences are prepared for success in a variety of careers as well as professional schools and graduate schools.

Find more information on developing your career at Marquette's Career Services Center

Our undergraduates find success and leadership roles in:

academic and hospital research

biotechnology

dentistry

ecology

environmental science

graduate schoolfood industries

forensic science

government agencies

(FBI, FDA, DNR, NASA, USDA)

law

medicine
nursing
pharmaceuticals
physical therapy
physician assistant
public health
science writing or journalism
veterinary medicine
wildlife management

Marquette graduates have exciting careers at:

Abbott Laboratories
Blood Center of Wisconsin
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Eli Lilly
GE Healthcare
Medical College of Wisconsin
Prodesse
Pfizer

...have attended medical school at:

Medical College of Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Johns Hopkins

University of Maryland

...and have gone on to graduate school at:

Columbia University
Georgia State
Harvard Medical School
Marquette University
Mayo Clinic
Medical College of Wisconsin
Northwestern University
Yale
Stony Brook University (SUNY) Medical Center University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Irvine
University of Cincinnati
University of Minnesota
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
University of Wisconsin-Madison

 



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