The importance of many biological science specializations is on the rise due to concerns ranging from healthcare to climate change. As communication and transportation advances bring the world's people closer together, the scientific community has expanded its efforts to deal with global issues. As a biology student at the University of Central Missouri, you will study living organisms, focusing on cellular and molecular processes, development, organismal physiology and morphology, natural history, evolution, conservation, or ecology.
As a biology student at the University of Central Missouri, you will study living organisms, focusing on;
Program study will also include aspects of;
Knowing how to work well with a team is an essential skill for any career. Being in a student organization teaches you how to do this by putting you in situations where you are required to take advice from others, as well as give your own. You have several opportunities to become an active member or leader of one of our biology organizations.
Chances are, the organization you choose to participate in will include a diverse group of people — you’ll be faced with the same situation in the working world! Learning how different people respond and react to certain situations will help you develop your skills in presenting and implementing ideas.
Students may also choose to expand their network and boost their resume by participating in organizations such as:
You will gain analytical and scientific skills that prepare you for exciting careers in a variety of STEM-related fields. Our students have been successful in gaining employment in private industries related to;
Job Market growth
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of biological technicians is projected to grow five percent from 2019 to 2029.*
* Job market growth and salary statistics provided by the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics, www.bls.gov/