Introduction to the Biology Associate in Arts (AA) - University Transfer Program

The AA Biology curriculum provides the first two years of college education leading to a baccalaureate degree in one of the biological sciences and will insure articulation into the major at Florida SUS institutions.

Beyond Graduation . . .

The AA Biology curriculum provides the first two years of college education leading to a baccalaureate degree in one of the biological sciences and will insure articulation into the major at Florida SUS institutions.

Occupations

Natural Sciences Manager

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Clinical Research Coordinator

Plan, direct, or coordinate clinical research projects. Direct the activities of workers engaged in clinical research projects to ensure compliance with protocols and overall clinical objectives. May evaluate and analyze clinical data.

Water Resource Specialist

Design or implement programs and strategies related to water resource issues such as supply, quality, and regulatory compliance issues.

Molecular and Cellular Biologist

Research and study cellular molecules and organelles to understand cell function and organization.

Medical Scientist, Except Epidemiologist

Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation, research and development, or other related activities. Includes physicians, dentists, public health specialists, pharmacologists, and medical pathologists who primarily conduct research.

Other Occupations

  • Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary
  • Secondary School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education


Employment Trends

For more information regarding first-year earnings for degree completers and student debt accumulation download or view the Economic Security Report of Employment and Earning Outcomes Click Here, published by the Department of Economic Opportunity.

Escambia/Santa Rosa Counties
Occupation
Natural Sciences Managers
2015 Cur. Openings
29
2023 Prj. Openings
27
Est. Annual Openings
0.6
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$106,684.37
Occupation
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary
2015 Cur. Openings
106
2023 Prj. Openings
122
Est. Annual Openings
3.5
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$68,828.63
All Florida Counties
Occupation
Natural Sciences Managers
2015 Cur. Openings
1006
2023 Prj. Openings
1108
Est. Annual Openings
33.4
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$107,122.37
Occupation
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary
2015 Cur. Openings
2585
2023 Prj. Openings
3095
Est. Annual Openings
101.8
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$93,940.65


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