The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAS),
through its online journal Science, has a free digital
booklet available on science careers. The 2012 Career Directory spotlights several
of the largest employers of science graduates.
The good news presented in this booklet is that you don't need a
PhD to start a science career with a large corporation. According
to the booklet's article, "Wanted: BS and MS Scientists in Life
"As corporations expand beyond their
basic research and development foundations, there is a greater need
for MS and BS level researchers who can plan experiments, conduct
investigations, and lead teams in crucial areas such as operations,
quality assurance, and engineering."
Pronouncing that today's BS and MS scientists are strategically
vital, the article states that:
"For many leaders in life sciences,
the role of BS and MS scientists cannot be overstated--they are
regarded as vital to the growth and advancement of companies and
The article interviews both BS and MS graduates launching
successful new careers, as well as executives in charge of hiring
new employees to fill personnel needs at large science
One key to success mentioned in the article, is creating a
scientific specialty in your education, such as cell physiology.
That's one reason why National University's bachelor of biomedical
science degree program allows you to tailor your course selections
to create your own portfolio of scientific expertise. You can focus
in on anatomy, or biochemistry, nutrition, or any combination of
courses that fit your interests and goals.
It's great to know that the AAS agrees that the future for
science grads remains bright!
Hi, I'm Courtney Shepard, and I'm both a student and an
admissions counselor at National University of Health Sciences.
It's no secret that that the job market is a challenging one
these days. On top of that, so many of us are searching for a
career path that offers not just financial rewards and stability,
but also real inner fulfillment and satisfaction. That's why
choosing the right school and the right bachelor's degree is more
important than ever.
I wanted to talk about how the right bachelor's degree can
position you for better career success, more options, and more
flexibility for your future. Specifically, I wanted to spotlight
how a bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences can open many doors
to a career that you may or may not have considered.
If you are...
...then keep an eye on this blog.
Many students have taken that leap and decided to finally finish
college. Biomedical science can open the door to many health care
and science careers that you may have never considered.
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