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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 (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree283
    Master's Degree7
    Doctorate Degree17

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male141
    Female166

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian35
    Black21
    Hispanic9
    White230
    Unknown1

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: 180
      • Average Hourly Rate: $39.93
      • Average Annual Salary: $83,050

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

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Our Lady of the Lake College

Baton Rouge, LA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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Southern University and A&M College

Baton Rouge, LA
Type: 4-Year Public College

29 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B,M)
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Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA
Type: 4-Year Public College

81 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B,M)
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Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA
Type: 4-Year Public College

45 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA
Type: 4-Year Public College

81 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B,M)
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Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
Type: 4-Year Private College

27 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B,M,D)
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University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
Type: 4-Year Public College

80 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B,M)
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Loyola University - New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
Type: 4-Year Private College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
Type: 4-Year Private College

100 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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Dillard University

New Orleans, LA
Type: 4-Year Private College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)