Teaching, health care, green jobs: a degree in biology, environmental science or medical laboratory science from Northern will open many doors.
Equip yourself for research in a growing industry with an associate's degree in biotechnology. You'll take specialized courses covering cell culture, bioinformatics, and proteomics. A 2-credit internship also is part of the AS degree. A biotechnology certificate also is available, with certification possible in as little as one year.
A bachelor's degree in a biology discipline from Northern can be your ticket to continuing your education in a wide selection of careers as a:
You'll learn in four teaching and four research laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment in a newly remodeled building.
The biology program covers the key subdisciplines of cell, organismal biology, and ecology. About 22 courses are offered each year.
A bonus is field experiences - imagine shadowing scientists at a national wildlife refuge - and opportunities for independent research.