Career Preparation

Are you wondering what you can do with a Biology degree? Our degree provides you with a broad and diverse base of biological knowledge, and then allows you to specialize in your upper level electives. Watch David Epstein explain why a generalist approach early in your career sets you up to excel later on. 

Job placement

There are excellent employment opportunities for those trained in the life sciences with a BS degree. Our recent grads have landed at government labs at the CDC, FDA, GBI, and the National Human Genome Research Institute at NIH; companies like Proctor, Gamble and the Institute for Advanced Medical Research, and ScitoVation; working with animals at Zoo Atlanta and the Yerkes Primate Center; in service positions with the PeaceCorps and AmeriCorps; in human health at LabCorp, Providence OBGYN, Scribe America, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta; and in science education positions at Fernbank Museum and as Biology teachers in area schools. Check out the information below for exploring careers in the life sciences:

Graduate School

A degree in Biology gives you flexibility to pursue diverse fields of study in graduate programs focusing on topics such as bioinformatics, molecular biology, physiology, microbiology, conservation biology, public health, marine biology, engineering, business, education, and a myriad of other options. Check out the information below for exploring graduate school options:

Professional schools

Georgia Tech Biology graduates are regularly accepted into schools of medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine, among others. Check out the resources below to find out more about these and other pre-health options: