Career Paths

A Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences from Northwestern University provides our majors with the foundation for many different academic and professional opportunities.  In addition to pursuing advanced degrees at topflight medical and graduate schools, our graduates have recently been accepted in a variety of other educational and vocational settings including:

• MD/PhD Programs, University of Chicago, Feinberg, Rutgers, Cincinnati

• Clinical Research Coordinator, Feinberg Medical School

• Research Technician, Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute

• Associate Biologist, Coskata, Inc. (Biofuel Co.)

• Assistant Director, World Help Through Technology

• Intramural Research Training Award Fellow, NIH

• Microbiology Analyst, Geneva Laboratories

• Masters Program in Genetic Counseling, Acadia

• Dental School, UCSF

• EPIC Systems, Verona, WI

• Product applications specialist, Cole Parmer

• Intramural Research Training Award, National Institutes of Health

• Pharmacy School

• Microbiology Technician, AbbVie

• Medical scribe, CityMD

• MBA Program, UCLA

• Immediate Care Technician, Northwestern Medicine Immediate Care Center in Deerfield

• Health Administration Intern, Northwestern Medical Group Emerging Infectious

• Disease Training Fellow, Center for Disease Control/Assoc. of Public Health Laboratories

• Research Assistant, Schepens Eye Research Institute

• Microbiologist, Dental Technologies, Inc.

• Staff Research Associate, UCLA Medical Center