Welcome to our advisement page! Advisors are biology department faculty who will help you design a course of study that will prepare you for a career in a biology-related field. You should meet with your advisor at least once a semester to discuss your progress and plan what courses to take. The categories below highlight the diverse range of careers you can pursue with a degree in biology. Select each of the options to learn more about the careers available and the faculty who can advise you in a particular field.
For students interested in pursuing or thinking of pursuing a career in healthcare. This includes medical, physician’s assistant, or dental school, as well as veterinary school. Pre-health advisors can help students select courses required by each of these programs. Advisors can also help students identify appropriate extra-curricular activities.
For students interested in pursuing a career in industry, scientific research, graduate school, or other professional studies. This is a broad, interdisciplinary field that prepares students for a wide variety of careers. Advisors in this area can help students understand the academic requirements for each of these fields and plan their degree accordingly.
For students interested in pursuing a career in ecological or environmental sciences. Careers in this field might include jobs with government agencies such as the Department of Natural Resources or Bureau of Land Management, nonprofit work, or ecological planning or consulting companies. Advisors can help students match their interests in ecology with possible careers.