Biology Degree at Hawaii Pacific University

Biology Degree

The biology program at Hawaii Pacific University prepares students for careers as laboratory technicians, scientific company sales representatives, animal technicians, greenhouse curators, environmental consultants, and more. The program focuses on the basic program of biology or the biological sciences. Program courses include: general biology, genetics, molecular ecology, and natural history and biodiversity. Get more details below including other Hawaii colleges that offer biology degrees.

Students Enrolled in the Biology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Hawaii Pacific University offers a bachelor's degree program in biology.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male10
Female15

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian4
Hispanic3
White10
Multiple Races5
Non Resident Alien3

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Biology program at Hawaii Pacific University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Natural Sciences Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Urban Honolulu, HI
    • Total Employment: 140
    • Average Hourly Rate: $53.67
    • Average Annual Salary: $111620

Molecular and Cellular Biologists

Description

Research and study cellular molecules and organelles to understand cell function and organization.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Biology Programs in Hawaii

Biology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, HI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 140 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (B)
  • Biomedical Science (B)

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Honolulu, HI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Brigham Young University - Hawaii

Laie, HI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 30 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (B)

University of Hawaii at Hilo

Hilo, HI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 42 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
91.30%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
95%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
13:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
56

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,258