This concentration is appropriate for pre-professional students in pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-veterinary medicine, pre-optometry and physical therapy. It provides a foundation for introductory positions of employment in such fields as biomedical research, food and drug manufacturing, nutrition and sports physiology. It can also serve as a basis for graduate studies in developmental biology, physiological ecology, embryology and molecular biology.
Where a Concentration in Physiology Can Take You
With a Biology major with concentration in physiology, your career options are wide open. Some common paths for NMU biology students include:
- Animal rehabilitator
- Physical therapist
- Physician's assistant
- Occupational therapist
Career possibilities available to you 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!