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Biology careers

After completing a biology major at Augustana, graduates are prepared for the work force and to enter graduate programs in basic biology (e.g., evolution, physiology, genetics, etc.), pre-professional graduate programs (e.g., nursing, physical therapy, medicine, etc.).

Here is a list of employers and post-graduate programs for recent graduates.

Employers in Medical and Allied Health Fields
Americorp, Chicago Health Corproation
Baxter Health Care Corporation
EMS Heritage Laboratories
Galesburg Cottage Hospital
Genesis Hospital
Hammon-Henry Hospital
Hannibal Regional Hospital
Metropolitan Laboratories
Springfield Memorial Hospital
St. Francis Hospital
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Trinity Hospital

 Employers in Industry
Abbott Laboratories
Amoco Research Center
Cole Palmer Instrumentation
Coors Brewing
Dade Behring, Inc.
Eli Lilly and Company
Encap, Inc.
Enzyme Bio Systems
Fisher Scientific
Florida Zoological Society
Integrated Lake Management
Kinnetic Labs, Inc.
Life Fitness
MidAmerican Energy
Motorola
Niabi Zoo
PDC Laboratories
Shedd Aquarium, Chicago
Sea World, Florida
Texas Instruments

Employers in Government and Academic Settings
Black Hawk Community College
Boston Women's Hospital (Research)
Brown University
FBI: Forensics
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Illinois Natural History Survey
Illinois State Police: Forensics
Kansas University
Massachusetts General Hospital (Research)
Montgomery Schools
Rock Island County Schools
Scott Community College
University of Chicago
University of Iowa
US Army Corp of Engineers
US Fish and Wildlife Service

Graduate programs in basic biology
Genetics

University of Illinois
University of Iowa

Ecology / Evolution
University of Illinois
California State University
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Animal Behavior
Western Illinois University

Pre-professional Graduate Programs
Dentistry:
University of Illinois
University of Iowa

Medicine:
Des Moines Osteopathic
Kirksville Osteopathic
Loyola University
Medical College of Wisconsin
Midwestern University
Northwestern University
Palmer Chiropractic
Rush University
Southern Illinois University
University of Minnesota
University of Illinois-Chicago
University of Iowa
University of Wisconsin

Nursing:
Florida State University
Lewis University
Ohio State University
Rush University
Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences
University of Delaware
Vanderbilt University

Occupational Therapy:
Midwestern University
Rush University
Washington University

Optometry:
Illinois College of Optometry
Indiana University
Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association
Ohio State University
University of Missouri-St. Louis

Pharmacy:
Colorado State University
Creighton University
Midwestern University
Virginia Commonwealth University

Physical Therapy:
Drexel University
Finch University
Midwestern University
Northwestern University
St. Ambrose University
University of Illinois-Chicago
Washington University

Physician's Assistant:
Finch University
Midwestern University

Veterinary Medicine:
University of Illinois