Program Overview

This major and concentration provides an opportunity for a diversified background in botany applicable to a wide range of introductory positions in business and industry, universities and government at the local, state and federal levels. It also provides preparation for graduate work in botany or related sciences.

Where a Concentration in Botany Can Take You

With a microbiology concentration, your career options are wide open. Some common paths for NMU graduates include:

  • Botanist
  • Geneticist
  • Plant scientist
  • Field researcher
  • Laboratory researcher
  • Production specialist
  • Teacher/instructor

Career possibilities available to you as a biology major depend on the competencies and skills you acquire through both academic work and extracurricular experiences, so take advantage of every opportunity to learn from your NMU experience!​

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The Biology major at NMU is a diverse program that will give you the opportunity to master many skills and gain competencies in a variety of fields.


Learn More

To learn more about pursuing your education at NMU, you can request additional information, schedule a visit, or apply online.