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Biology Career Paths

Explore career options for biology majors.

What can I do with a major in biology?

Adelphi’s Center for Career and Professional Development offers support and tools to help you figure out your optimal career path. Use the Career Path resource to see what careers are often connected to a degree in major in biology, whether you are working toward a B.A., B.S. or M..S. degree. Make an appointment with one of our career counselors for personalized assistance or career exploration.

Prepare for a teaching career

Adelphi’s Department of Biology offers a unique combined baccalaureate/master’s five year program  which allows students to major in biology and also fulfill courses in education that will lead to New York State teaching certification.

See the Scholar Teacher Education Program (STEP) Master of Arts Programs in Childhood Education and Adolescence Education offered in association with the Adelphi University Ruth S. Ammon School of Education.


For further information, please contact:

Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni:

Faculty Research
Our faculty members are experts in their fields and are constantly doing research.
See faculty research
Meet our Faculty
Learn about each Biology professor's research, experience, and contact information.
See department contacts
Field Research
Adelphi students have opportunities to study the sciences during special field research trips.
Find out where you can go