Career Opportunities

What can you do with a degree in biology? A whole lot, actually! Biology is a diverse and expansive field, and that means a degree in biology can equip you for a number of job opportunities and provide you with a wide range of marketable skills, in industries including medical and healthcare, education, biotechnology research and development, and information technology. Skills that a biology major attains during their studies include the following:

  • Data Analysis
  • Communication Skills
  • Laboratory and Research
  • Project Management
  • Scientific Literacy
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise

Some job possibilities available to biology graduates include:

  • Agricultural and Food Scientist
  • Biological Technician
  • Biochemist
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Computational Biologist
  • Conservation Scientist
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Genetic Scientist
  • Health Communications Specialist
  • Medical and Health Services Manager
  • Medical Equipment Sales
  • Microbiologist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nutritionist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Physician Assistant
  • Science Writer
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Wildlife Biologist

UTA students have an invaluable on-campus resource to assist them in all aspects of their job search – The Career Development Center. The Center is a centralized hub for career development insights, knowledge, services, employer partnerships and engagement opportunities all focused on providing premier career development experiences both on and off campus. You can reach the Center by email (, phone (817-272-2932), or by visiting the office on the east side of the University Center (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.).