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After Morris

For Morris biology majors, there’s a lot of life after school

Biology and the other laboratory science disciplines at Morris have a strong track record of preparing students for science careers. It is extremely common to hear Morris alumni say they were the more prepared than their classmates in graduate or medical school. In fact:

University of Minnesota, Morris science alumni have completed graduate degrees at many of the most prestigious universities in the United States. Examples include:

Interested in a career in the health sciences?

University of Minnesota, Morris graduates have a well-deserved reputation for being prepared for a successful career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other health professions. Morris graduates also have an excellent track record of being admitted to medical schools at both the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and Morris pre-med graduates have been admitted to medical schools all over the United States. Visit the Morris pre-med page for more information.

Successful outcomes

Morris biology majors enjoy great success in professions including medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing, education, nutrition, and natural resource management.

Projected growth by 2016 (percent)
Salary in Minnesota Nationally In Minnesota Media 2007
Biochemists 16 14 $70,000
Biological Technicians 16 15 $45,600
Biology Teacher (high school) 23 23 $52,800
Dentist 9 7 $150,000+
Environmental Scientist 25 22 $57,000
Environmental Science Teacher HS 23 23 $56,000
Pharmacists 22 23 $110,100
Physician Assistants 27 31 $83,900
Physician (GP) 14 17 $150,000+
Registered Nurses 23 29 $66,300
Veterinarians 35 39 $74,200