Program Overview

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

Where a Major in Biology Can Take You

With a Biology major, your career options are wide open. Some common paths for NMU biology students include:

  • Field researcher
  • Wildlife management
  • Laboratory researcher
  • Production specialist
  • Teacher/instructor
  • Animal rehabilitator
  • Physician
  • Dentist
  • Physical therapist
  • Conservation biologist

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.

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