Animal Scientist (2121)


Biologists and related scientists 2121 

Biologists and related scientists conduct basic and applied research to extend knowledge of living organisms, to manage natural resources, and to develop new practices and products related to medicine and agriculture. They are employed in both laboratory and field settings by governments, environmental consulting companies, resource and utilities companies, chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnical companies and health and educational institutions. N.O.C Occupation Description

Occupational Profile

Find more detailed information about being a Biologist, what they do, typical duties and responsibilities and more in the links below:

National Occupational Classification - an overview of the occupation in Canada

O*NET -detailed occupational information (U.S.)

Alberta Learning Information Service- OCCinfo

Occupational Outlook Handbook- Job outlook for the U.S.


University of Manitoba Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar outlines program admission and graduation requirements. Use the links on the left of the Calendar to navigate to a specific faculty and program. You should also speak with an Academic Advisor about program requirements and to plan your academic goals.

-Academic Calendar

Faculty and Department Homepages

Visit the faculty and department homepage to learn about program application deadlines and approval process, as well as additional in-house resources and opportunities. 

-Faculty of Agricultural & Food Sciences (Animal Systems Undergrad)
-Faculty of Science (Biological Sciences Undergrad)
-Faculty of Graduate Studies

-Department of Animal Science homepage

-Department of Biological Sciences homepage

Labour Market Information

Labour market information informs users of supply and demand for specific occupations and sectors. It includes such things as salary and job outlook information. These resources support informed career decision making and job search efforts.

Working in Canada- labour market information (salary, job outlook)

 Professional Associations

Canadian Society of Animal Science

-Agriculture Institute of Canada

-Canadian Journal of Animal Science

-American Society of Animal Science

-Canadian Faculties of Agriculture & Veterinary Medicine

Other Links

Animal Science Monitor

-Animal Science

-Animal Science Database - for research in veterinary medicine and animal production

-Information for foreign-trained Agricultural Representatives, Consultants and Specialists - Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials


Updated: August, 2017