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Zoology degrees are associated with the area of biological sciences, and graduates should have a great interest in biology, animals and wildlife. Zoology Degree Profile

Common Specialized Degree Programs

  • Animal Behavior
  • Cell Biology
  • Ecology
  • Genetics
  • Marine Biology
  • Neurosciences
  • Physiology

Average Salary

Entry level $34,000 to $69,000 mid-career

Degree Programs

Bachelor’s degree is preferred for entry-level work from a completion of between 120 and 128 credit hours depending on the university in addition to a specialized certificate. Master’s degree and doctoral degrees are preferred for mid-level work entry.

Best Zoology Programs
(According to Ezine Articles)

Michigan State University
University of Hawaii

University of Wisconsin

University of Washington

Cornell University

Areas of Studies: Biology, Chemistry, Genetics

Recommended High School AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Chemistry

Careers Obtained with Zoology Degrees Jane Goodall Zoology Careers

  • Animal Behaviorists
  • Animal Educators
  • Aquarium Specialists
  • Breeders
  • Conservationist
  • Director of Sanctuary
  • Ethologist
  • Private Researcher
  • Professor
  • University Researcher
  • Wildlife Educators
  • Wildlife Rehabilitators
  • Zoo Curators
  • Zookeepers

Notable Zoology Professionals

  • Steve Irwin, a.k.a "The Crocodile Hunter"
  • Jane Goodall, anthropologist and expert on chimpanzees
  • Charles Darwin, father of evolutionary theory
  • Jack Hanna, zoo director and TV personality

Also Read:

Zoology Scholarships

Best Zoology Schools in the U.S.


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