Life sciences

Life science is a multidisciplinary major that deals with studies of living organisms and life processes. Many K-State students choose Life Science as a foundation to a health career. This major will allow students to meet requirements for most medical schools. Life science majors find jobs in a variety of fields, including biology, genetics, and medicine.

Related career titles

Biologist*
Biological researcher*
Botanist*
Ecologist*
Epidemologist*
Forester*
Geneticist*
Marine biologist*
Microbiologist*
Nutritionist*
Pathologist*
Pharmacologist*
Physician*
Physiologist*
Plant pathologist*
Veterinarian*
Zoologist*

*Additional training needed for these occupations

Resources available in ACIC

Life sciences
Careers for Environmental Types and Others Who Respect the Earth
Careers in Medicine
Careers in Science
Ecoguide to Careers that Make a Difference
Exploring Health Care Careers
Great Jobs for Biology Majors
Opportunities in Biological Science Careers
Opportunities in Forestry Careers
Opportunities in Research and Development Careers
Opportunities in Veterinary Medicine
Top 100 Health-Care Careers

*Books are available for a 2-day checkout period.

Related life science links

K-State Interdisciplinary Majors Study Guide
http://www.k-state.edu/admissions/guides/InterdisciplinaryMajors.pdf

American Institute of Biological Sciences
http://www.aibs.org/

Biology Jobs.com
http://www.biologyjobs.com

National Science Foundation
http://www.nsf.gov

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
http://www.eatright.org/

National Athletic Trainers’ Association
http://www.nata.org/