Significant Information: Biological Scientists
- A Ph.D. degree usually is required for independent research, but a masterís degree is sufficient for some jobs in applied research or product development; a bachelorís degree is adequate for some
- Doctoral degree holders face considerable competition for independent research positions, particularly in universities; holders of bachelorís or masterís degrees in biological science can expect
better opportunities in nonresearch positions.
- Biotechnological research and development will continue to drive employment growth.