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Animal Sciences

What is Animal Science? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
Miscellaneous Links OSU Department of Animal Sciences

What is Animal Science?

Animal Science, described by Wikipedia, is the study of the biology of animals that are under control of and taken care of by humans.

Animal Science - What Can I Do with This Degree? pdf - lists the industry areas, employers, and strategies for using your degree.

Related Careers

4-H Agent Genetic Engineer
Administrative Specialist Housing &  Environmental Quality Specialist
Agricultural Agent Kennel Operator
Animal Breeder Livestock Equipment Sales Manager
Animal Health Product Salesperson Livestock Feedlot Operator
Animal Physiologist LIvestock Insurance Representative
Animal Public Information Coordinator Livestock Marketing Specialist
Animal Reproduction Specialist Livestock Procurer
Animal Scientist Livestock Production Manager
Animal Technician Market Forecaster
Biotechnologist Market Reporter
Breeding Technician Meat Grader
Consultant Molecular Biologist
Country Agricultural Agent Pharmaceutical Research Technician
Dairy Equipment Specialist Pharmacologist
Disease Control Specialist Poultry Field Service Representative
Environmental Regulator Professor
Environmental Technologist Public Health Professional
Extension Service Specialist Public Relations Specialist
Farm Manager Quality Assurance
Farmhand Research Laboratory Technician
Feed Managerment Researcher
Feed Salesperson Stable Manager
Field Representative Technical Representative
Financial Analyst Veterinarian
Financial Representative Veterinary Laboratory Technician
Food Service Manager Veterinary Pathologist
Food/Meat Product Developer Writer/Editor
Gamekeeper Zoologist

Related Skills

Communication Skills (Oral & Written) Love of Animals
Interest in Helping Others Manual Labor Abilities
Knowledge of Agriculture Strong Background in Animal Sciences

Job & Internship Search Links

USAJobs.gov - check out the Students and Recent Grads section and the Federal Jobs by College Major for a listing of job titles related to your major.

Animal Science Jobs

Farm and Ranch Jobs

Veterinary Career Center

USDA Living Science

Agricultural Labour Pool

Environmental Career Opportunities

Career Planning Links

Occupational Outlook Handbook -  the following links also provide a summary of the career, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.

Explore Careers in Life Sciences

Animal Science Career Guide

Animal Science Career Information

Agricultural and Forestry Jobs

Professional Association Links

American Veterinary Medical Association

Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges

American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians

American Animal Hospital Association

National Animal Control Association

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

American Feed Industry Association

Therapy Dogs International

Delta Society - Pet Partners

The Humane Society of the United States

International Association for Food Protection

Miscellaneous Links

Animal Science Database

Farms.com

Journal of Animal Science

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