After BSU

Biology graduates have gone onto advanced programs and positions at top schools and organizations throughout the country.

It is part of our departmental mission to assist our students in their search for jobs and internships.

Want to know what you can do with a Biology degree? Here are just a few examples:

Aquatic Biology

  • Groundwater, Wastewater Field Technician
  • Soil/Water/Conservation Officer
  • Fisheries/Hydrology Technician, U.S. Forest Service
  • Forensic Specimen Processor
  • Environmental Technician
  • Groundfish Observer, Alaska
  • Aquatic Biologist/Consultant, Colorado
  • Fisheries Biologist, Minnesota
  • Environmental Analyst
  • Fisheries Technician, National Park Service
  • Solid Waste Specialist
  • Water Quality Technician
  • Aquatic Scientist, Minnesota
  • Fisheries Technician, Minnesota
  • Natural Resources Fisheries Technician, Minnesota
  • Pollution Control Specialist, Minnesota
  • Pollution Control Agent, Minnesota
  • Assistant Supervisor, DNR Fisheries, Minnesota
  • Field Site Supervisor, U.S. Geological Survey, Minnesota
  • Fisheries Biologist, DNR, Minnesota
  • Fisheries Biologist, U.S. Forest Service, Michigan
  • Biologist, National Marine Fisheries, Washington

Biology BS

Continuing Education:

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison — Microbiology
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison — Plant Pathology
  • University of Louisiana-New Orleans — Conservation Biology
  • Physician’s Assistant Program, Baylor University
  • Pacific University Optometry School
  • Iowa State University
  • U of M, Duluth
  • University of Iowa– Orthopedics
  • University of Iowa— Medical Microbiology
  • University of Minnesota — Pharmacy
  • University of Minnesota — Public Health
  • University of Iowa — Dentistry
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • North Dakota State University
  • College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Minnesota Medical School
  • University of Minnesota, Duluth Medical School
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Mayo School of Medicine
  • School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
  • School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Minnesota Medical School


  • Zookeeper
  • State Park Naturalist, Minnesota
  • Cartographer, Minnesota DNR
  • Metropolitan Mosquito Control District, Minnesota
  • Industrial Hygenist
  • Consumer Safety Officer, Food and Drug Administration, Minnesota
  • Chemical Technician, Minnesota
  • Conservation Officer, Minnesota DNR
  • Blood Research, American Red Cross
  • Minnesota State Department of Health
  • Cutter Laboratories
  • DNA technichian, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
  • Laboratory Technician, Minnesota
  • Laboratory worker, R and D systems, Minnesota
  • Laboratory worker, Biotechnology Company, Minnesota
  • Laboratory worker, Beckman Corp., Minnesota

Biology, B.A.

  • Northwestern College of Chiropractic
  • University of North Dakota Medical School
  • Agricultural Research Worker
  • DNR, Washington State
  • Vocational Training Specialist
  • Biologist, Louisiana
  • Biologist, Soil and Water Conservation, Minnesota
  • Crew leader, Department of Natural Resources, Minnesota
  • Bioanalytical Chemist, 3M Minnesota
  • DNR, Minnesota
  • Veterinary Lab Technician, Minnesota
  • Soils Technician, Minnesota
  • Research Assistant, University of Minnesota
  • Conservation Officer, South Dakota
  • District Soil and Water Conservation Technician, Minnesota
  • Conservationist, U.S. Soil and Water Conservation Service, Minnesota
  • Lab Technician, North Dakota
  • Biochemist, AMOCO, Illinois
  • Quality Assurance Lab Technician, Minnesota
  • Quality Assurance, Minnesota
  • Mapping Soil Sampler, Minnesota
  • Geolgical Technician, Cheveron, Louisiana

Medical Laboratory Science

  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Twin Cities, Minnesota
  • Sanford Health, Bemidji, MN
  • St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • Bainbridge, GA
  • University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, IA
  • St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Microbiologist, Government of Macao
  • Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, MN
  • United Hospitals, St. Paul, MN
  • Iowa Methodist Hospital, Des Moines, IA
  • Veterans Administration Hospital, Knoxville, IA
  • North Country Regional Hospital, Bemidji, MN
  • St. Paul-Ramsey Medical Center, St. Paul, MN
  • Veterans Administration Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Holy Family Hospital, New Richmond, WI

In addition, a number of Medical Laboratory Science graduates have gone on to medical, dental or other graduate or professional schools.

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