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.
NSU Science Club
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.
A senior Northern wolf
works in the wild
Flower Mound, Texas
At Northern: Senior majoring in biology education and environmental science, minoring in chemistry and geography
Future Career: Wildlife veterinarian specializing in rehabilitation
Brittany's aquatic petting zoo:
A touching experience
Rapid City, S.D.
At Northern: Senior majoring in biology and environmental science, minoring in chemistry
Future Career: Vertebrate marine biologist