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Biological Science - Secondary Education

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The biological science - secondary education major is designed for students who want a broad background in fields that comprise biological sciences and who want to understand the interrelationships among these fields. This major is designed primarily for persons who plan to teach biological sciences in middle and secondary schools. 

Students may also complete this major through Lyman Briggs College


Graduates pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of biology, science and communication. 

Alumni work at: 

  • Middle schools and high schools
  • Plant biology laboratories
  • Environmental companies
  • Laboratories
  • Biotechnology industry

Alumni work as: 

  • Middle school and high school teachers
  • Clinical technicians
  • Biological technicians
  • Natural sciences managers
  • Environmental scientists and specialists
  • Biochemists
  • Food science technicians

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