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Biology

   The Biology Major: introduces students to the fundamental concepts, principals, and procedures characteristic of several major conceptual approaches to organisms. The major provides a solid foundation in biology and also permits students to specialize in any of the major branches of biology. The biology major is useful for students whose career plans lie in pure or applied biology; agriculture; biochemistry; biotechnology; botany; conservation, environmental quality and natural resources; dentistry; ecology; food science and nutrition; forestry; genetics; horticulture; human medicine; limnology, marine biology, and biological oceanography; microbiology; natural history and nature study; pharmacy; plant pathology; public health; teaching of biology; toxicology; veterinary medicine; wildlife management; and zoology.

Departmental Website:
http://newarkbioweb.rutgers.edu/department/


   Please click on the tabs below to see a list of sample occupations possible with an Biology degree and a list employers who have hired Rutgers-Newark Students with a degree in Biology.

  • Sample Occupations
  • Employers who have Hired R-N Graduates

Sample Occupations

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Psychiatrist
  • Science Laboratory Technician
  • Radiologist
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Optometrist
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Anesthesiologist
  • Technical Writer/Communicator
  • Agricultural Scientist
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Health Physicist
  • Food Scientist/Technologist
  • Fisheries Conservationists
  • Biochemist/Molecular Biologist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Bio-Engineer
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Aquarium Technician
  • Water/Wastewater Plant Operator
  • Marine Resource Analyst
  • Bio-Metrician
  • EPA/Inspector
  • Genetic Engineering Research Assistant
  • Public Health Statistician
  • Bio-Technologist
  • Assistant Criminologist
  • Brewery Laboratory
  • Plant Quarantine Inspector
  • Test and Inspection Technician
  • Plant Pest Control Inspector
  • Consumer Safety Officer
  • Range Manager
  • Marine Biologist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Animal Scientist
  • Physiologist
  • Flavor/Fragrance Researcher
  • Entomologist
  • Toxicologist
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Biologist
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Soil Conservationist
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Physical Therapist
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Chiropractor
  • Medical Technologist
  • Health Officer
  • Journalist
  • Psychologist, Researcher
  • Editor
  • Occupational Safety Specialist
  • Horticultural Scientist
  • Technical Writer/Communicator
  • Biologist Photographer
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Ergonomist
  • Agronomist
  • Medical Illustrator
  • Microbiologist
  • Animal Breeder
  • Ecologist
  • Scientific Photographer
  • Forest Technician
  • Peace Corps/VISTA Worker
  • Botanist/Zoologist
  • Biological Illustrator
  • Dentist
  • Animal Trainer
  • Forester
  • Oceanographer
  • Physician
  • Teacher, Science/Mathematics

Employers Who Have Hired R-N Graduates

  • Nature Conservancy, New Jersey Chapter
  • Center for Pediatric Research
  • National Starch & Chemical Co.
  • Lucent Technologies
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Newark Museum
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • NASA
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry
  • United States Department of Energy
  • Staten Island Zoological Society
  • Pfizer
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