With a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in the appropriate field you can become one of a group of science-trained professionals upon whom business, industry, government and education have come increasingly to depend. Careers include the academic world (e.g., research technician, teaching laboratory coordinator, greenhouse facilities coordinator), in government, (e.g., research technician, regulatory agency, field agent) and in industry (e.g., research technician, life sciences product design and development specialist, life science product sales). Opportunities for biologists in biotechnology industries are expanding rapidly.
Completion of the M.S. degree prepares graduates for success in many career areas. A wide range of positions are available with post-graduate education and experience including the following: