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Biology Degree at Austin Peay State University (APSU)

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Biology Degree

The biology program at Austin Peay State 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 Tennessee colleges that offer biology degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Biology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. APSU has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree38
    Master's Degree9

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male12
    Female35

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian1
    Black4
    Hispanic5
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1
    White34

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Biology program at APSU, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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 & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.7% from 2010 to 2020

Biologists

  • Description:

    Research or study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and functions.

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in biological sciences. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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 Tennessee

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

56 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B,M,D)
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Fisk University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B,M)
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Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

30 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B,M,D)
Belmont University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

29 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

30 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (A,B)
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Bethel University

McKenzie, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

100 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B,M)
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The University of Tennessee - Martin

Martin, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

57 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)