Biology Degree at Sierra Nevada College (SNC)

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Biology Degree

The biology program at Sierra Nevada 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 Nevada 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. Sierra Nevada College offers a bachelor's degree program in biology.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male1
Female9

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Hispanic1
White7
Non Resident Alien1

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 SNC, 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

Salary & Wages

  • Reno, NV
    • Total Employment: 60
    • Average Hourly Rate: $46.01
    • Average Annual Salary: $95700

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 Nevada

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,...)

Western Nevada College

Carson City, NV
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Biology (A)

University of Nevada - Reno

Reno, NV
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B,M,D)

Truckee Meadows Community College

Reno, NV
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Biology (A)

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, NV
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 25 students completed this program

Programs

  • Biology (A)

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B,M,D)

Nevada State College

Henderson, NV
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Biology (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
65.70%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
12:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$17,663