Science, Research & Development

Do you enjoy investigating scientific research, collecting and analyzing data to improve products, processes, and ways of living? Are you interested in learning about scientific issues or applying technical concepts to solve problems?  Careers in this field focus on designing and conducting research, providing scientific consultations, and more.

Career Pathways In This Community 
Since a major doesn’t always indicate a specific career path, it may be challenging to know all the possibilities and career options that exist in each field. By clicking on the career pathways below, you can start exploring some of the career options for each pathway. While these are not comprehensive lists, this resource can serve as a guide to provide students, advisors, and faculty with recommendations and keywords for further career exploration and research.


Majors & Minors

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) offers Nebraska’s only comprehensive program of higher education, research, …

The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers programs leading to the bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees. Students …

The plant biology major is designed to provide a flexible entry for undergraduate students that have an interest in the …

The bachelor of science in veterinary science degree allows students to enter into the biomedical science or animal health career …

The field of insect science encompasses the agricultural, biological, and environmental sciences related to insects and their interactions with humans. …

University of Nebraska–Lincoln students pursuing the bachelor of science degree in grassland systems will have the benefit of studying at …

Career Resources

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