UGA Specific Information for Biology

Biology encompasses the study of all living organisms, including microbes, plants, and animals. The study of biology includes various aspects of life, including basic organization (molecular, cellular, tissues, organs), how organisms function, their roles in the natural environment, how hereditary information is transferred, and development of biotechnology. Biology graduates are broadly trained and well prepared for admission into strong graduate programs in the biological sciences and professional schools (medical, dental, and veterinary). They may also directly assume positions in government, education, industry, or certain technical fields

Employers Hiring UGA Biology for the Class of 2016*

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. | Ansley Animal Clinic | Athens Retina Center | Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Diseases, PC | Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates | Atlanta Skin Cancer Specialists, PC | Auburn City Schools | Augusta University | Camp Rockmont for Boys | Cannonball | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | Chase Park Transduction | Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta | Community Care Services Program | Concordant Solutions | Cotiviti | | Dermatologic Surgery Specialists, PC. | DMCare Express | Duke University | Eagles Landing Family Practice | Eli Lilly and Company | Emory Healthcare | Emory Labs | Emory University | ENT of Georgia North - Midtown | Eppendorf | EY | Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services | FretWizard | Georgia Aquarium | Georgia Bone & Joint LLC | Georgia Dental Association | Georgia Mountains Health Services | Glenn Alex DMD | Glisson Camp and Retreat Center | Harvard University | Honey Creek | Hughes Media, Inc. | Insight Global | Jackson & Coker | Kohl’s Department Stores | ListenFirst Media | Mary Black Health System | Master Dental Prosthetics | Medicraft, Inc. | Merck & Co., Inc. | Mercy Health Center | MiMedx Group, Inc. | National Guard of the United States | New Horizons Internal Medicine | North Atlanta Oral & Maxillofacia Surgery, LLC | Northside Hospital | Northwest Georgia Medical Clinic | Omni Eye Services | Pauley’s Crepe Bar | Peachtree Orthopedic Clinic | Piedmont Athens Regional | Pregnancy Resource Center of Charlotte | Prestige Staffing | PRGX Global, Inc. | Resurgens Orthopaedics | Robert Half International Inc. | Sanus Medical | Savannah Neurology Specialists | ScribeAmerica | St. Catherine’s Island | St. Francis Health System | St. Mary’s Hospital | Starbucks | Sunbrook Academy | SuperScribe, LLC | Teach for America | TEKSystems | The Army National Guard | The Eli and Edythe L. Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard | The Georgia Aquarium | The Orianne Society | The Park at Athens: Hillside | The Sports Training Center & Speed School | The University of Georgia | The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | The YMCA | TRS Labs, Inc. | United Allergy Services | United Parcel Service | Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. | Washington University in St. Louis | Worldwide Express Operations, LLC | Wounded Warrior Project

Job Titles of UGA Biology Majors for the Class of 2016*

Account Executive | Animal Caretaker | Army Crew Member | Assistant Manager | Assistant Teacher | Associate Sales Representative | Athletic Association Student Athlete Tutor | Automated Marketing and Sales Assistant | Barista | Camp Counselor | Campus Coordinator/Summer Camp Director | Certified Clinical Medical Assistant | Certified Medical Assistant | Chemist | Clerk in the Office of VP for Student Affairs | Clinic Manager | Clinical Allergy Specialist | Clinical Medical Assistant | Clinical Staff | Co-Founder/Head of User Experience and Marketing | Combat Medic | Combat Stress Recovery Specialist | Communications Specialist | Community Assistant | Consumable Sales Specialist | Content Strategist | Customer Service Associate | Data Analyst | Data Curator | Dental Technician | Diabetes Sales Rep | Divemaster | Emergency Room Technician | EMT | Field Technician | Guest Programs | Healthcare Recruiter | Junior Project Manager | Lab Assistant | Lab Technician | Medical Assistant | Medical Scribe | Medical Scribe Assistant | Nurse Sonographer | Opthalmic Technician | Outpost Counselor | Patient Care Tech | Personal Care Attendant | PPU Technician | Receptionist | Recording Engineer | Recreational Sports Utility Worker | Recruiter | Research Assistant | Research Associate | Research Coordinator | Research Fellow | Research Labs Specialist | Research Technician | School of Medicine Research Technician | Scribe | Search Consultant | Seventh Grade Social Studies Teacher | Staff-People Advisory Services | Teach for America Corp Member | Technical Recruiter | The Dyer Lab Research Assistant | Zone Supervisor

Graduate/Professional Schools Attended by UGA Biology Majors for the Class of 2016*

American Heart Association Lifelong Learning Center | Armstrong State University | Athens Technical College | Augusta University | Baylor College of Medicine | Boston University | Colorado State University | Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Auburn Campus | Emory University | Gardner-Webb University | Georgia Gwinnett College | Georgia State University | Georgia State University-Perimeter College | Gwinnett Technical College | Harvard Medical School | Kansas State University | Kennesaw State University | Lanier Technical College | Loyola University Chicago | Mercer University | Middle Georgia State University | Morehouse School of Medicine | Oglethorpe University | Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine | Saba University | South Georgia State College | South University | The Albert Einstein College of Medicine | The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans | The Medical University of South Carolina | The University of Alabama at Birmingham | The University of Arizona | The University of Cincinnati | The University of Colorado Denver | The University of Florida | The University of Georgia | The University of Houston | The University of Louisville | The University of Miami | The University of Notre Dame du Lac | The University of Pennsylvania | The University of South Florida | The University of Virginia | The University of Washington | Tulane University | Valdosta State University | Vanderbilt University | Virginia Commonwealth University | Wake Forest University | Western University of Health Sciences | William & Mary Law School

UGA Biology Career Outcomes for the Class of 2016*

** Includes Self-Employed

*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring ..., Job Titles of ..., Career Outcomes for ..., and Graduate Schools Attended By ..." information listed above represent UGA Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.

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