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What can I do with my degree?

About the program

Concordia’s Biology students study life at all levels, from cell biology and the physiology of multicellular organisms to the interactions between organisms and their environment. Through labs, lectures and tutorials, students study genes and how they control cellular and organismal function and learn about the evolution, biodiversity and ecology of organisms and their physiology and morphology. They also study the chemical and cellular basis of living systems and receive extensive training in research methodology. Concordia’s hands-on approach provides a solid foundation for a career in the life sciences or environmental sciences, or paves the way for future graduate studies.

For the latest information on programs, visit the Department of Biology

Career possibilities – Beyond the bachelor degree

The job titles listed below are examples of careers requiring further education such as an MA or PhD degree, a second bachelor degree, a certificate or a graduate diploma and relevant work experience.

For details on these job titles, main duties and employment requirements visit Canada’s National Occupational Classification (NOC).

  • Cancer Biology, Genetics, Cell Biology, Physiology, Immunology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Synthetic Biology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Pharmacology, Epidemiology, Conservation Biology, Microbiology, Botany, Entomology, Agriculture, Fishery, Marine Biology, Forestry, Environmental Science, Veterinarian Science, Embryology, etc.
  • Dentist (D.M.D)
  • Genetic Counselor (M.Sc. Genetic Counselling)
  • High School Science teacher (MATL)
  • Medical Doctor (M.D.)
  • Medical Science Liaison (Ph.D. in health related field)
  • Nursing (MSc. Nursing)
  • Pharmaceutical industries, Health Science, Medical Devices, Food industry, Environmental Science, etc.
  • Pharmacist (Pharm. D)
  • Project Manager in different industries
  • Scientists/technicians in various disciplines (M.Sc. or Ph.D.)
  • University/College/CEGEP professors (Ph.D. recommended)
  • Veterinarian (D.V.M)
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