Careers in science

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Learn how to think scientifically, conduct research, work in labs and in the field. Earth and Ocean Sciences alumna Tess Zyla works as an exploration geoscientist where she interprets 3D seismic data.

What can I do with a degree in science?

Our research-intensive programs will teach you how to work in labs, conduct fieldwork, gather and analyze data, and apply the concepts you’ve learned to a wide range of careers. Our emphasis on collaboration, interdisciplinary work, and our range of opportunities to do hands-on learning will allow you get the skills necessary to excel in your field.

Meet some of our alumni and learn about their exciting careers:

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