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BIOLOGY

Careers

It is the aim of the department of biology: (1) to give the student a knowledge of organisms and the biosphere; (2) to prepare the student for advanced studies in the biological sciences, the medical, dental, para medical, allied health, and other professional fields; (3) to prepare the student to teach the natural sciences on the secondary level. Career paths include:

• Health and allied health professions
• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceuticals
• Research and development
• Teaching
• Environmental research and applications
• Agricultural sciences and agribusiness
• Law
• Business
• Forensic sciences
• Scientific equipment and supplies
• Manufacturing and sales
• Biological research
• Neuroscience
• Clinical laboratory science
• Respiratory, physical, and occupational therapy
• State and federal governmental science agencies

Opportunities for Graduate Studies:

  •   M.A./Ph.D. in biological and related sciences
    • M.D./D.O./D.D.S./V.D.M./D.M.D./O.D./
    • Pharm.D./D.C./P.T./D.P.M.
    • M.B.A.
    • L.L.D.

Recent Graduates and Job Placements:

  • University of Pennsylvania Medical School, research assistant, department of physiology
  • Johns Hopkins University Medical School
  • University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School
  • Dartmouth College of Medicine, M.D./Ph.D.Program
  • Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Hershey
  • IBAH Pharmaceuticals, clinical research analyst
  • University of Southern California Dental School
  • The Commonwealth Medical College
  • Misericordia University - Nursing
  • Virginia Commonwealth University - PhD Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • King's College -M.S. Health Care Administration
  • Drexel University
  • Central Washington University
  • Des Moines University of Medicine
  • State University of New York
  • Marywood University
  • Princeton University
  • Thomas Jefferson University
  • Ross University School of Medicine
  • The Commonwealth Medical College
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine,
  • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • New York Chiropractic College
  • University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School
  • Bastyr University of Naturopathic Medicine - Midwifery
  • Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Temple University School of Dental Medicine
  • University of Edinburgh Veterinary School
  • Lancaster Labs - Chemist
  • Northwest Area School District - Science Teacher
  • Sanofi-Aventis Group - Meninge Manufacturing Tech II
  • Giza Geoenvioronmental, Inc. - Environmental Scientist II
  • MEA, Inc. - Associate Environmental Scientist
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center




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