SKILLS NEEDED

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  • Practical scientific skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication, written and verbal

SALARIES

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The median salary of a biology major is $51,000.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Career Oppurtunities
  • Medical school
  • Research: basic and applied
  • Laboratory technician
  • Botanist
  • Pharmaceutical sales
  • Healthcare services
  • Secondary or higher education
  • Medical writer
  • Wildlife and environmental management
  • Animal care and training
  • Law and business

Biology FAST FACTS

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Tracks offered within the major

50%

Science faculty with experience in industry or the clinical lab

  • There are three tracks within the major:
    • Track I focuses on the study of General Biology
    • Track II offers a combined study of Biology and Clinical Laboratory Science
    • Track III provides the option of seeking Secondary Teacher Certification in Biology and General Science
  • Neumann University is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute SEA-PHAGES certified institution
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The professors here push you to better yourself … They all want you to succeed.


— Curt Yenchik
Biology Major
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WHERE NEUMANN BIOLOGY MAJORS ARE EMPLOYED OR IN GRADUATE SCHOOL:

Employed:

  • CVS Pharmacy
  • EMG International
  • Frontage Laboratories, Inc.
  • QS Pharma
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Siemens
  • Synchrogenix
  • Teligent Pharma, Inc.
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals

Graduate School:

  • Drexel University
  • Jefferson University
  • Lock Haven University
  • Neumann University
  • PCOM
  • Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • St. Joseph’s University
  • University of Maryland School of Dentistry
  • Villanova University
  • West Chester University

OTHER NU BIOLOGY-RELATED DEGREES

For Neumann graduates, limited space may be available in the University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Students interested in this option must meet all the criteria for admission, including all prerequisite courses, and must have at least 2,000 hours of volunteer work, observation, or actual work experience in a physical therapy setting.

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SPOTLIGHT ON

B.S. in BIOLOGY

OFFICIAL BIOLOGY CATALOG INFORMATION

Samantha Rochester
Biology

Being at Neumann for the past four years has really helped me develop and grow as a person, especially with all the attention you receive from your professors; it’s definitely been a good experience.