Missouri State University

Careers and Outcomes

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Gaining knowledge through experience

A master’s degree in cell and molecular biology will prepare you well for doctorate programs, health professional programs, and research-based professions in human- and health-related topics. After graduation you will be equipped with laboratory skills and proficient in using high-level instrumentation. You will learn about advances in biotechnology, biopharmaceuticals, health science research, bioinformatics, genomics and proteomics.

 Possible careers include:

  • Biotechnology
  • Dentistry
  • Dietetics
  • Optometry
  •  Pharmacy 
  • Physical therapy
  • Physician assistant 
  • Medical research
  • Medical technology
  • Medicine
  • Microbiology research
  • Nurse anesthesia