Real Jobs for Real Majors: What Can I do with a Major in Zoology?

Real jobs for college graduates who major in zoology.

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Explore your career choices in this section of Quintessential Careers, which provides you with real job titles and careers that correspond with specific college majors. While your degree is important, so too is what you major in while in college.

Job titles for graduates with a zoology degree:

  • Acrologist
  • Animal Care Salesperson
  • Animal Care Technician
  • Animal Trainer
  • Aquarist
  • Biochemist
  • Biostatistician
  • Cell Culture Operator
  • Conservation Biologist
  • Conservation Officer
  • Endocrinologist
  • Entomologist
  • Environmental Educator
  • Environmental Impact Specialist
  • Environmental Planner
  • Environmental Research Technician
  • Fishery Research Biologist
  • Fish Culturist
  • Fish & Wildlife Technician
  • Forester
  • Game Warden
  • Genetic Researcher
  • Hatchery Technician
  • Health Information Specialist
  • Herpetologist
  • Histologist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Marine Biologist
  • Marine Mammal Scientist
  • Museum Zoologist
  • Naturalist Illustrator
  • Naturalist
  • Park Ranger
  • Pharmaceutical Research Assistant
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Range Conservationist
  • Researcher
  • Teacher, Science
  • Veterinarian
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Wildlife Refuge Manager, Assistant
  • Wildlife Rehabilitation Officer
  • Wildlife Researcher
  • Zookeeper Assistant
  • Zoological Researcher

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