Biology majors receive preparation for careers in medicine, research, teaching, conservation and more. In Cedar Rapids, eastern Iowa, and beyond, students looking for excellent pre-med preparation often major in biology at Mount Mercy University.
Specific career paths for biology majors include physician, physician assistant, physical therapist, educator, and lab technician. Mount Mercy offers pre-professional tracks for biology majors in areas such as pre-medicine, pre-physician assistant, pre-physical therapy, pre-occupational therapy, pre-dentistry and forensic science.
A biology degree also gives students the opportunity to pursue multiple career paths from industry, to environmental, to health-related fields, or, to continue their education in medical school or graduate school.