Students who complete the biology program are well prepared to enter a technical position in a research or industrial laboratory, or to continue on to medical school or a PhD program.

USF students benefit from their location in the heart of a region where publicly funded research labs partner with private industry to create the greatest concentration of biotech and biomedical careers in the United States.

Research experience and training prepares our students for:

  • Professional research positions in the educational, medical, pharmaceutical, or biotech fields, as well as other industries with biological research and development
  • Further studies in a PhD program or medical school
  • Teaching positions at the high school and community college levels

Where do students go after USF?

Graduates have pursued PhD, medical, dental, or veterinary school studies at the following universities:

Contact Info

Biology MS

Naupaka Zimmerman, PhD Graduate Director

Harney Science Center 219C 2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 422-4082