Biology Degree at Southern University and A&M College

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Biology Degree

The biology program at Southern University and A&M College 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. Southern University and A&M College has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree17
Master's Degree4

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male6
Female15

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black20

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

Upon completion of the Biology program at Southern University and A&M College, 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 & 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

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 120
    • Average Hourly Rate: $40.51
    • Average Annual Salary: $84260

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 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,...)

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B,M,D)

Our Lady of the Lake College

Baton Rouge, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Biology (A,B)

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B,M)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B,M)

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 130 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
  • 58 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (B,M,D)

Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Loyola University - New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Dillard University

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

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