Buffalo State biology majors are prepared for jobs performing laboratory, field, or quality-control work; teaching biology and general science in grades 7–12; or graduate study, including medical school. Typical hiring firms include biotechnology firms, food and pharmaceutical manufacturers, and federal and state government agencies. Recent graduates have been hired by companies such as Science Kit, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and many school districts.
Serve and protect.
Criminal justice majors are prepared to work as law enforcement and corrections officers and in community agencies that work with crime victims and the criminal justice system. This program, established in 1969, boasts a large, nationally known faculty and broad curricular offerings, and provides an intellectually challenging program with a social science foundation.
Advocate for others.
Social workers connect people with needed services and resources, advocate for human rights, and serve people of all ages and backgrounds. Graduates enter a field that the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has indicated will grow faster than the average for all occupations through 2010. Our program, which has been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education since 1975, combines relevant academic preparation with hands-on, practical experience.