What are some jobs that you can get with a degree in animal behavior?


What are some jobs that you can get with a degree in animal behavior?

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There is a wide range of careers related to the study of animal behavior, including how animals find food, avoid predators, reproduce, care for their young, other movements and activities, and their underlying mental processes.

Here are some career opportunities available to individuals with a degree in animal behavior:

  • Colleges and Universities. You can find several teaching and research jobs related to animal behavior in colleges and universities. These jobs often require a doctorate or a Ph.D.
  • Research Organizations. You can help private research institutions conduct animal behavior research and analyze the results of animal behavior studies. Full-time research assistants typically possess a bachelor's or master's degree in behavioral or biological sciences with coursework in animal behavior.
  • Government and Conservation Groups. Degree holders can find employment in wildlife management and conservation as wildlife managers, wildlife consultants, public educators, outreach specialists, and more.
  • Zoos, Aquariums, and Museums. Degree holders can work in animal parks and museums as zookeepers, curators, or researchers.

For more information about your career options with a degree in animal behavior, check out this article: Animal Behavior Careers: Job Options and Requirements

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