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Biology

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With this degree, you can pursue many career avenues. Some of the most popular choices of Upper Iowa's biology majors include: biological sciences lab and biological sciences industrial positions, graduate school in the biological sciences and professional schools.Ever dream of being a doctor, veterinarian or physical therapist? Turn that dream into a reality by majoring in biology at UIU. The biology major prepares you for a career in the biological sciences and for entrance into graduate programs in biology. Biology is also considered a pre professional major that prepares you for entrance into professional programs such as medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, optometry, chiropractic, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and veterinary medicine programs.

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General Emphasis

General Emphasis
The Biology Major General Emphasis prepares you for a career in the biological sciences, plant or animal care and research, for positions in the biological industry, and for entrance into graduate programs in biology. Skills in biology can also be combined with skills in art (medical illustration, molecular modeling), math (biostatistics, epidemiology), law (biotechnology patents) and public health (food safety, drug testing and quality control) for even wider career paths.

Pre-professional Emphasis

Pre-professional/Health Sciences Emphasis
This emphasis prepares you for entrance into professional programs such as medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, optometry, chiropractic, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and veterinary medicine programs.

Medical Laboratory Science

Medical Laboratory Science Emphasis
The Medical Laboratory Science Emphasis prepares you for entry into Medical Laboratory Science programs, such as the one at the Mayo Clinic - Rochester.

Palmer Chiropractic Articulation Emphasis

Palmer Chiropractic Articulation Emphasis
The Palmer Chiropractic Emphasis is a 3+1 articulation with Palmer Chiropractic College, where the first year at Palmer Chiropractic is used to complete the requirements for the biology major at Upper Iowa University. You spend 3 years at Upper Iowa University and 1 year at Palmer Chiropractic.


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Last Updated 8/15/14