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What can I do with this major?

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  • Bacteriologist
  • Biochemist
  • Biomedical Laboratory Manager
  • Chemical Laboratory Technician
  • Crime Lab Analyst
  • Educator
  • Environmental Health Scientist
  • Food and Drug Inspector
  • Food Technologist
  • Genetic Engineer
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Medical Technologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Pathologist
  • Parasitologist
  • Physician
  • Public Health Director
  • Research Assistant
  • Technical Sales Representative
  • Technical Writer
  • Veterinarian
  • Virologist
  • Biotechnology Firms
  • Breweries
  • Chemical Companies
  • Clinics/Hospitals
  • Consulting Firms
  • Dairies
  • Diagnostic Testing Companies
  • Food Companies
  • Medical Laboratories
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Research Companies
  • U.S. Center for Disease Control
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Food & Drug Administration
  • U.S. Military
  • Veterinary Diagnostic laboratories
  • Water/Wastewater Authorities
  • Gain experience in making critical observations.
  • Be able to concentrate for long periods of time.
  • Gain proficient reading and writing skills.
  • Learn to use scientific equipment.
  • Be able to question and analyze.
  • Learn to organize and analyze data, as well as make predictions from it.
  • Be able to do research and explain it.
  • Enjoy questioning things and scientific inquiry.
  • Learn to be very precise.
  • Learn to be a problem solver, critical thinker, and creative person.

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