Find the Best Zoology Colleges for You
By Peterson's Staff updated on Thursday, January 31, 2013
Be sure that your interests in a particular field of zoology match the strengths and opportunities at the zoology university that you might apply to.
Searching for zoology colleges
There are many sub-fields in zoology; some may focus on a specific animal or a specific type of animal environment. By researching the degrees, programs, and other academic offerigns of a zoology college that seems promising, you'll be better able to tell if that school is a good match for you.
There are many careers you can pursue after studying zoology, such as
zookeeper, animal and wildlife educator, zoo curator, wildlife rehabilitator, or animal behaviorist, among others. You should seek out colleges for zoology that will provide the most opportunities for you to learn about your desired subject and get hands-on experience in the form of student research or internships.
When you find a college for zoology that appears to meet your needs, be sure to visit the school to see it firsthand. Try to sit in on a related science class or meet with a professor from the appropriate department.
Opportunities abound for students interested in zoology colleges. The key to the search is finding the school that's the best fit for you.