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Careers for Biology Majors

What can biology majors do after graduation? Meet a few...

Keyana Mitchell Washington headshot

Dr. Keyana Mitchell Washington, MD

Pediatrics and adolescent medicine, Children’s Hospital of Georgia.

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Keyana Mitchell Washington headshot
Amanda Gerard

Amanda Gerard

Genetic counselor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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Amanda Gerard
Demondes Haynes

Dr. Demondes Haynes, MD, FCCP

Associate Dean for Admissions, School of Medicine and Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care, University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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Demondes Haynes
Brandon W. Lewis

Brandon W. Lewis, MS, PhD

Postdoctoral fellow, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.

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Brandon W. Lewis
F. Clarke Holmes

Dr. F. Clarke Holmes, MD

Practicing physician, Impact Sports Medicine & Orthopedics, Nashville, Tennessee.

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F. Clarke Holmes

Biology Careers

Our graduates establish such a wide range of careers and become leaders of their organizations because of the core set of skills at the heart of our liberal arts education.

Biology majors develop abilities that are important to professional success across many fields. They learn to operate sophisticated instruments, interpret data, think critically, work cooperatively, and communicate ideas clearly—all skills that are highly desirable to employers.

These careers illustrate the variety of places our graduates take their skills and talents:

Our graduates are…

  • Research Scientist, Proctor & Gamble
  • Chief Medical Officer, University of MS Medical Center
  • Pilot, Delta Airlines
  • Vice President, Merrill Lynch
  • Principal, Holly Springs School District
  • Program Manager, FedEx Corporation
  • Nurse, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
  • City Planner, City of Portland
  • Commodities Trader, Crawford & Company
  • Team Physician, Carolina Panthers
  • Editor in Chief, Environmental Management journal
  • Chief of Naval Operations, US Navy

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