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Biology Degree at University of Iowa (UI)

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Biology Degree

The biology program at University of Iowa 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 Iowa 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. University of Iowa has offered the following programs for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree117
    Post-Baccalaureate Certificate0
    Master's Degree4
    Doctorate Degree4

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male61
    Female64

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian9
    Black1
    Hispanic5
    White100
    Unknown5

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Biology program at University of Iowa, 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

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 Iowa

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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Cornell College

Mount Vernon, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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Coe College

Cedar Rapids, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

28 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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Iowa Wesleyan College

Mount Pleasant, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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Grinnell College

Grinnell, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

20 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
Ashford University

Clinton, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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University of Dubuque

Dubuque, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)
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Loras College

Dubuque, IA
Type: 4-Year Private College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Biology (B)