Graduates of the biology program at Ithaca College have a distinguished record of success, with 75 percent of them eventually completing graduate school or post-baccalaureate training in a health science field.



Where are they now? Also, read some alumni anecdotes here.

Some have gone on to the following medical-related programs:

  • MD program at SUNY Upstate Medical School
  • MD program at Jefferson Medical College
  • MD program at University of Wisconsin Medical School
  • SUNY College of Optometry
  • New York Chiropractic College
  • Physician's Assistant Program, D'Youville College
  • D.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Dental program at Boston University
  • Pennsylvania College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Albany College of Pharmacy
  • Western New England College of Pharmacy
  • Vermont Law School
  • Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
  • Veterinary Medicine at University of Dublin
  • Accelerated BSN program, Wilkes University
  • MD/DO, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
  • Emory School of Public Health

Many have started graduate degrees:

  • Ph.D. at Colorado School of Mines
  • Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University
  • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ph.D. at Univ of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Ph.D. in Cellular Biology at University of Buffalo
  • SUNY ESF-Environmental Science and Forestry
  • Master's in Reproductive Toxicology at University of Illinois
  • Master's in Public Health at George Washington University
  • Master's of Arts (Teaching) at Brown University
  • Master's in Biology, New York University
  • Master's in Physiology, SUNY Upstate
  • Master's in Middle East security, University of Aberdeen
  • Master's at Columbia University
  • Epidemiology at George Washington University in Washington D.C.
  • MAT program at Ithaca College
  • Master's and DPD program, Pace University

Others have taken jobs:

  • Army
  • Internship, University of Hawaii in computational biology and ecological modeling
  • Quality Control Technician, Millipore
  • Research Assistant, Rockefeller Foundation
  • Microbial Pathogenesis Department at Yale School of Medicine
  • Mass General Hospital/Harvard University, Mass Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife with the California Condor Recovery Team
  • UNC in Chapel Hill, Environmental Sciences and Engineering
  • Teaching in the Greece Central School District in Rochester NY
  • Research technician in Cancer Biology at Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston
  • Clinical Technologist, Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Division of Basic Sciences at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle
  • Ramapo College School of Theoretical and Applied Sciences
  • working as a nurse for an OB/GYN in White Plains, NY
  • working with a physical therapist in MD
  • Research / Animal caretaker, Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary + Center for Great Apes, Florida
  • Cardiology Technician at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital in Connecticut
  • Account Manager, Direct Supply
  • U.S. Border Patrol
  • Americorps in New Orleans
  • Technician, University of Pennsylvania, studying mosquitoes and disease transmission