A degree in biosystems analytics and technologies prepares you to meet the demand for a growing career. The number of jobs for people with these skills is expected to grow by 14% over the next 10 years, according to the third-party software system the University of Arizona uses to estimate the demand for proposed and existing careers. With an average living wage of around $61,500 per year – double the average living – the outlook for a rewarding career in this area is exciting.
Data Analyst/Technician/Scientist: Prepare and analyze data to help companies make better business decisions.
Agricultural Data Scientist: Process and analyze data to advance agricultural science by finding solutions to challenges such as food shortages, crop diseases, and poor yield.
Computational Biologist: Use computers, networks, storage devices, software and algorithms to solve problems, complete simulations, build things, and create new knowledge.
Analytics Developer: Focus on answering deep questions with software to produce meaningful business results such as predicting customer demand for new products or features.
Operations Research Analyst: Use advanced mathematical and analytical methods to help organizations investigate complex issues, identify and solve problems, and make better decisions.
Ecosystem Analyst: Develop systems and protocols to measure the ecological and economic outcomes of agricultural and conservation practices.
Greenhouse Manager: Oversee the daily operations of facilities that cultivate plants for research and commercial use. You may choose and plant seeds, maintain greenhouse systems and facilities, train and supervise employees, maintain records, and order supplies.
Systems Control Technician: Install and maintain building control systems that operate in homes, businesses, plants, and factories.
Quantitative Analyst: Develop and implement complex mathematical models that financial firms use to make decisions about risk management, investments, and pricing.