Science & Mathematics

Science and mathematics can be leveraged to find solutions to a wide range of challenges;  as such, they are present in one form or another in nearly every career. But pursuing a career in the fields of science or math involves more than just the curriculum learned in the classroom. Critical thinking, attention to detail, and organization are all equally important when applying these concepts to the real-world. Below, our collection of articles, tips, and how-to guides can help you better understand these studies and ultimately apply them to your career goals.

January 30, 2024

10 Emerging Skills Microbiologists Need to Stay Competitive

Considering a career in microbiology? Here are the top microbiologist skills you need to stay competitive and make your application stand out.


January 23, 2024

How To Become a Microbiologist

Bioinformatics is an exciting field with many rewarding positions, such as microbiology. Here’s an overview of how to become a microbiologist.


December 15, 2023

Should You Get a Graduate Degree in the Sciences?

Considering advanced education but wondering what the return on your investment will be? Here’s why you should get a graduate degree in science.


October 6, 2023

The Value of a Graduate Degree in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Learn why a graduate degree in the social sciences and humanities is worth the investment, and what job opportunities are available following graduation.


August 1, 2022

MS in Bioengineering Concentration: Systems, Synthetic, and Computational Bioengineering

Systems, synthetic, and computational bioengineers are in high demand. Learn more about Northeastern's newest MS in Bioengineering concentration.


June 10, 2021

Product Approval in Biotech

Product approval is a vital step in the biotech development process. Read on to learn exactly what this process entails.


June 3, 2021

How to Choose a Biotechnology Concentration

If you are considering earning a master of science in biotechnology, it’s important to choose a biotech concentration that matches your career goals.


May 28, 2021

Computational Biology vs. Bioinformatics: What’s the Difference?

While computational biology and bioinformatics share many similarities, they are distinct fields that help scientists manage and interpret data.


May 27, 2021

Accelerate Your Future with a One-Year Master's Degree in Biotechnology

The biotech industry moves quickly. Learn how Northeastern's accelerated biotechnology master's degree can advance your career in one year.


April 28, 2021

What is Bioinformatics?

Here’s what you should know about this multidisciplinary field.