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Many graduates of the biology program continue their studies in graduate school, pursuing either a master’s or doctorate degree. Recent graduates are pursuing degrees in immunology, molecular genetics, forensics, wildlife biology, aquatic invertebrates, pharmacy, environmental law, cytogenetics and biochemistry. Others have entered the job market after graduation and are serving in areas such as food microbiology testing, parks and recreation management, teaching, pharmaceutical sales and zoo animal handler. Biology majors also pursue options in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, environmental science and occupational therapy.
An environmental science degree from Capital University can lead to a career in a wide variety of settings or to additional studies in graduate school. Many private businesses and industries employ environmental scientists to provide environmental consulting services, to design and operate pollution remediation and health and safety activities, and to ensure environmental regulation compliance. The field of environmental protection includes opportunities in solid and hazardous waste management, air and water quality management, and environmental restoration and remediation. Natural resource management includes such job areas as forestry, parks, water, fisheries, wildlife management and land conservation. Other environmental scientists specialize in environmental law, community planning, policy analysis or environmental education in both governmental and private sectors. New job categories and definitions originate yearly as the field of environmental science continues to expand.
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