Zoology/Animal Biology

Zoology/Animal Biology Studies is a major program that focuses on the scientific study of the biology of animal species and phyla, with reference to their molecular and cellular systems, anatomy, physiology, and behavior.

A major program in Zoology/Animal Biology Studies will likely include in molecular and cell biology, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, ecology and behavior, evolutionary biology, and applications to specific species and phyla.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Zoology/Animal Biology Studies (use the College Search feature and enter " Zoology/Animal Biology Studies " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Zoology/Animal Studies?

Typically, while earning an undergraduate degree in this field, you will have multiple career options such as (but not limited to) a zoologist, park naturalist, veterinary assistant, zoo educator.  However, a master’s degree will likely be required for careers with government offices or laboratories to help conduct research, studies, or work on policies that affect animal conservation.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Zoology/Animal Biology Studies:

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.


Publications/Magazines in Zoology/Animal Biology Studies?