A biology degree prepares students for a wide array of potential careers as well as graduate study. Raleigh has been ranked #5 in the nation for life science industry, giving our students and graduates an edge in launching and maintaining successful careers.

Activities of recent graduates of Meredith’s biology program include:

Professional Programs

Medical School

Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

Edward Via VA College of Osteopathic Medicine

Podiatric Medicine at Midwestern University

VCOM – South Carolina

Wake Forest University Medical School

Yale Medical School

Dental School

Ohio State University College of Dentistry

Veterinary School

North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Law School

North Carolina Central University School of Law

Pharmacy School

Campbell University

Medical University of South Carolina

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

University of Kentucky

Nursing School

Duke University

East Carolina University

Georgia Southern University

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Physical Therapy Programs

East Carolina University

Touro College

Physicians Assistant Programs

Duke University

East Carolina University

Methodist University

Graduate Programs

Ph.D. Programs

Food Science – Cornell University

Biomedical Engineering – University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Biochemistry – Wake Forest University

Chemistry – North Carolina State University

Education – University of Tennessee

Microbiology – North Carolina State University

Master of Science Programs

Biology – East Carolina University

Food Science – North Carolina State University

Genetics – North Carolina State University

Microbiology – Virginia Commonwealth University, North Carolina State University

Molecular Diagnostics – University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Zoology – North Carolina State University

Ecology – Virginia Commonwealth University

Masters in Clinical Research Program

Campbell University

Masters of Public Health Programs

East Carolina University

Eastern Virginia Medical School

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Professional Masters in Microbial Biotechnology Programs

North Carolina State University

Master of Education

Meredith College


  • Research Technician, Bayer CropScience
  • Science Education Center, Museum of Life and Science
  • Registered Nurse, Duke University Medical Center, Baptist Hospital
  • Cytogenetics Technician, LabCorp of America
  • Molecular Genetics Lab Tech, LabCorp of America
  • Animal Care Tech and Customer Service Tech, Care First Animal Hospitals
  • Chiropractic Assistant, Triangle Spine Center
  • EPA – Neurotoxicology Division
  • Pharmacy Technician, Rite Aid
  • Patient Services Coordinator, Biogen Idec
  • Lab Technologist, American Red Cross
  • K-6 Public school teacher
  • Bulk Manufacturing Associate, Novartis
  • MSPH Climate Change Epidemiologist, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Public Health NC Dept of Health and Human Services
  • Research Technician, Nicholas School for the Environment, Duke University
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Contact Information
Jason Andrus
Head, Dept. of Biological Sciences
103 Science/Mathematics Bldg.
(919) 760-8891
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