Careers in Biology

A graduate with a liberal arts degree in biology can enter a very wide range of career paths.

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Wheaton graduates are well prepared to enter graduate or professional schools or to gain employment in a variety of occupations. The examples shown below represent only a sampling of possibilities depending on the particular interests of the graduate. In the current climate of concern about applications of biotechnology and genetic engineering a background in biology is particularly helpful to those entering the pastorate or law.

Agronomist
Autopsy Assistant
Bioethicist
Biochemist
Bioinformatics
Biology Historian
Botanist
Cell Biologist
Centers for Disease Control
Coroner
Cryobiologist
Cytotechnologist
Dentist
Ecologist
EPA Field Worker
Epidemiologist
Forest Preserve Management
Forensics
Geneticist
Genetic Counselor
Gene Therapy
Health Care Administator
Histologist
Immunologist
Marine Biologist
Master Gardener
Medical Technologist
Microbiologist
Molecular Biologist
Museum Curator
Mycologist
Nurse
Neurobiologist
Pathologist
Physical Therapist
Physician
Physiologist
Paleontologist
Podiatrist
Quality Control Specialist
Research and Development
Sales Representative
Science Editor
Science Writer
Scientific Illustrator
Software Developer
Taxonomist
Toxicologist
Teacher
Technical Consultant
Veterinarian
Virologist
Wildlife Supervisor

Wheaton graduates are well prepared to enter graduate or professional schools or to gain employment in a variety of occupations. The examples shown below represent only a sampling of possibilities depending on the particular interests of the graduate. In the current climate of concern about applications of biotechnology and genetic engineering a background in biology is particularly helpful to those entering the pastorate or law.

Agronomist
Autopsy Assistant
Bioethicist
Biochemist
Bioinformatics
Biology Historian
Botanist
Cell Biologist
Centers for Disease Control
Coroner
Cryobiologist
Cytotechnologist
Dentist
Ecologist
EPA Field Worker
Epidemiologist
Forest Preserve Management
Forensics
Geneticist
Genetic Counselor
Gene Therapy
Health Care Administator
Histologist
Immunologist
Marine Biologist
Master Gardener
Medical Technologist
Microbiologist
Molecular Biologist
Museum Curator
Mycologist
Nurse
Neurobiologist
Pathologist
Physical Therapist
Physician
Physiologist
Paleontologist
Podiatrist
Quality Control Specialist
Research and Development
Sales Representative
Science Editor
Science Writer
Scientific Illustrator
Software Developer
Taxonomist
Toxicologist
Teacher
Technical Consultant
Veterinarian
Virologist
Wildlife Supervisor