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What do Biologists do?

Biologists conduct studies of the structure/characteristics of humans, plants, and animals; conduct environmental assessment studies; classify plant/animal specimens; and carry out basic/applied research.

How to become: Biologists

In general, you need a university degree in biology or a related field.

To be a research scientist in biology or a related field, you need a master's or doctoral degree to work in government/business. You must also have post-doctoral research experience for employment in academic or research institutions.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 3 in 10 have a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Biologists

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Biology - Internship in Health Sciences (B.Sc.) Bachelor; Co-op
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (B.Sc.) Bachelor; Honours
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Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Life Sciences Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Biological Science Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Biological Sciences Bachelor; Honours
Biological Sciences Bachelor
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Cape Breton University
Sydney, Nova Scotia, CA

Related Program(s):
Biology Bachelor
Bachelor of Science Bachelor; Co-op
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Biology Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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