Due to the ongoing threat of the coronavirus pandemic, St. Joseph's College will move all in-person classes to virtual and online formats for the remainder of the semester starting on Monday, March 30. Courses that are ready will start as early as March 23. Contact your professor for more information.

Check our Emergency Management section for further updates.


Biology Careers

Many exciting career opportunities are available to biology majors in the medical, pharmaceutical and environmental research fields.

Biology students interested in pursuing careers in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine and the allied health fields are assigned to a Health Professions Committee (HPC) adviser. This adviser serves as a mentor and guides the student in choosing a career that suits his or her interests.  


  • Animal scientists
  • Aquarium and museum workers
  • Aquatic biologists
  • Bioengineers
  • Biotechnologists
  • Botanists
  • Chiropractors
  • Coastal resources workers
  • Coroners
  • Dentists
  • Environmental engineers
  • Environmental health specialists
  • Environmental protection workers
  • Food science technologists
  • Foresters
  • Geneticists
  • Health officers
  • Horticulturists
  • Hospital administrators
  • Industrial hygienists
  • Marine ecologists
  • Market research analysts
  • Medical laboratory technicians
  • Medical librarians
  • Meteorologists
  • Microbiologists
  • Molecular biologists
  • Morticians
  • Mycologists
  • Neurobiologists
  • Pharmacists
  • Physical therapists
  • Physicians
  • Public health workers
  • Science teachers
  • Science writer/illustrators
  • Soil conservationists
  • System analysts
  • Technical writers
  • Toxicologists
  • Veterinarians
  • Zoologists