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 (2014)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree61
Master's Degree3

Students by Gender (2014)

 Graduates
Male22
Female42

Students by Race (2014)

 Graduates
Black3
Hispanic4
White55

Source: IPEDS Survey 2008-2014: 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

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 50 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (B,M,D)

Fisk University

Nashville, TN
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (B,M)

Free Will Baptist Bible College

Nashville, TN
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School Details

  • Type: Seminary and Bible College

Programs

  • Biology (A)

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B,M,D)

Belmont University

Nashville, TN
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, TN
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Biology (A,B)

Bethel University

McKenzie, TN
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B,M)

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