A program that focuses on the scientific study of the genetic, developmental, functional, and morphological patterns and processes, and theoretical principles; and the emergence and mutation of organisms over time. Includes instruction in molecular and morphological systematics; genetics and development; evolutionary transformation; paleobiology and paleontology; morphogenesis; mutation; locomotor, biomechanical and craniodental form and function; evolutionary theory; and systematic biology.
Of the 92 Evolutionary Biology degrees granted each year at the Bachelors degree level, men make up 27% percent and women make up 73% percent of the area of study. Did you know that Massachusetts has more students being granted a degree in Evolutionary Biology than any other state? In fact, Massachusetts awarded 59 degrees last year! The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Evolutionary Biology is $42,090.
Harvard University, Yale University and Stony Brook University are three schools well-known for Evolutionary Biology programs. In fact, around 59 Harvard University students are pursuing a Bachelors degree in Evolutionary Biology. Take a look at the college options in the table below.
The highest paying careers for Evolutionary Biology majors include Natural Sciences Managers, Biological Scientists, All Other and Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary. But, another thing to think about is how many job openings there currently is. Careers that are in high need that a degree in Evolutionary Biology can prepare you for are Biological Scientists, All Other, Natural Sciences Managers and Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary.