Biology, BS – Pre-Health Sciences Concentration

The Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Pre-Health Sciences Concentration at Dalton State enables you to experience comprehensive learning opportunities geared towards your future in the biological sciences. All Biology majors will be exposed to the variety of career options available after graduation; in the Pre-Health track you will be explicitly equipped for your chosen career path. The Pre-Health Sciences track is not a pre-professional degree, but it seeks to prepare you for professional programs and advanced biological science degrees. If you want to become a doctor, veterinarian, dentist, pharmacist, or any other professional within the life-sciences realm you should consider the Pre-Health Sciences track as a pathway to meet your future objectives. If your goal is to pursue a career with a private research company, government agency, nonprofit, higher education institution or in food science this is an excellent pathway for you. Courses within this pathway are designed to prepare you for rigorous entrance exams and to fulfill entrance requirements for post-undergraduate professional programs. Outstanding faculty will provide you with first-rate academic preparation for graduate programs. Many hands-on experiences, such as undergraduate research collaborations, the human dissection lab, and faculty-lead readings in biology, will guide you into your career with confidence.

Recommended minors: ChemistryPsychologyHealth & Wellness, or Criminal Justice

Career Opportunities

  • Private Research Companies
  • Government Agencies: EPA, USDA
  • Nonprofits
  • Higher Education
  • Food Science
  • Veterinarian
  • General Physician, Physician Assistant, Surgeon, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Pharmacist
  • Dentist, Orthodontist
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Microbiologist, Geneticist

Alumni Outcomes

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Shaw Industries State of Georgia CHI (Catholic Health Inititatives) Walmart Advent Health Earlanger Health System

Median Salary for Dalton State Biology Graduates Working in Georgia

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