Biology Degree at University of Iowa (Iowa)

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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
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree75
Master's Degree3
Doctorate Degree5

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male53
Female30

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian6
Hispanic2
White61
Multiple Races2
Non Resident Alien5
Unknown7

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

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.3% from 2014 to 2024

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

Cornell College

Mount Vernon, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Coe College

Cedar Rapids, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 27 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Iowa Wesleyan College

Mount Pleasant, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, IA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Grinnell College

Grinnell, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 34 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (B)

William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (B)

University of Dubuque

Dubuque, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 25 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Loras College

Dubuque, IA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

Clarke University

Dubuque, IA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

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