Top Zoology/Animal Biology Bachelors degree Programs - 2022

A general 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. Includes instruction in molecular and cell biology, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, ecology and behavior, evolutionary biology, and applications to specific species and phyla.

While Zoology/Animal Biology has degrees up to the Masters degree, most students study towards a Bachelors degree. Students major in Zoology/Animal Biology all around the US, though the major at the Bachelors degree level sees the most graduates in Ohio. The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Zoology/Animal Biology is $35,600.

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See where Zoology/Animal Biology is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Zoology/Animal Biology degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Zoology/Animal Biology

Ohio Wesleyan University is a top choice for students who are interested in pursuing a major in Zoology/Animal Biology. Students can study up to a Masters degree at the school. Ohio Wesleyan University grants about 16 Bachelors degrees to students majoring in Zoology/Animal Biology per year. However, the University of Wyoming and the University of California-Davis are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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Careers for Zoology/Animal Biology Majors

Some top jobs related to Zoology/Animal Biology, include Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary and Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists, both of which are in high demand. Yet there are careers that pay more, such as Natural Sciences Managers. the most available position for Zoology/Animal Biology majors is Natural Sciences Managers.

Top Paying Careers for Zoology/Animal Biology

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $137,940)
  2. Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $85,600)
  3. Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists   (Median Wage: $66,350)
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