College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences

About This Program

The Bachelor of Science in Zoology program explores the diversity of animal life and supports understanding of the behavior, ecology and physiology of animals. You will also have the opportunity to participate in internships and research opportunities, allowing you to gain practical experience in the field. Whether you are interested in pursuing a career in wildlife conservation, veterinary medicine or research, this program provides you with the tools and knowledge needed to succeed. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Biological science teachers, postsecondary

  • 9.3% much faster than the average
  • 64,700 number of jobs
  • $85,600 potential earnings

Biological technicians

  • 4.9% about as fast as the average
  • 87,500 number of jobs
  • $46,340 potential earnings

Natural sciences managers

  • 4.8% about as fast as the average
  • 71,400 number of jobs
  • $137,940 potential earnings

Zoologists and wildlife biologists

  • 3.9% about as fast as the average
  • 21,000 number of jobs
  • $66,350 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.