Biology Degree at Louisiana State University (LSU)

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Biology Degree

The biology program at Louisiana 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 Louisiana 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. LSU has offered the following programs for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree328
Master's Degree6
Doctorate Degree18

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male172
Female180

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
American Indian2
Asian24
Black26
Hispanic12
White263
Unknown7

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Biology program at Louisiana State 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 & Projects ()

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

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 110
    • Average Hourly Rate: $41.75
    • Average Annual Salary: $86,840

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 Louisiana

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,...)

Our Lady of the Lake College

Baton Rouge, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Biology (A,B)

Southern University and A&M College

Baton Rouge, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B,M)

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 85 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (B,M)

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B,M)

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B,M,D)

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B,M)

Loyola University - New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Dillard University

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

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