What can I do with a major in Animal Science?

As an Animal Science major, you'll work with animals regularly as you prepare for graduate school, veterinary school or a career in teaching, agricultural production or business.

Former ANS students from UC Davis have entered careers as fisheries owners, agricultural and pharmaceutical sales staff, researchers, agricultural and natural resources consultants, lawyers, physicians, veterinarians and teachers.

Sample Job Titles

  • AI Technician/Breeding Industrial Hygienist
  • Animal Behaviorist Laboratory Technician
  • Animal Control Officer
  • Animal Health Nutritional Consultant
  • Animal Pharmaceutical Representative Optometrist
  • Biologist Pharmacologist
  • Chemist Poultry Technician
  • Clinical Researcher Product Manager
  • Conservation Officer Professor
  • Dairy Herd Improvement/Inspector Public Outreach
  • Dog/Horse Trainer Quality Control Specialist
  • Education/ Extension Race Track Publicist
  • Endocrinologist Research Assistant/Technician/Investigator
  • Environmental Specialist Sales Representative
  • Farming Operation Veterinarian
  • Feed/ Nutrition Veterinary Technician
  • Food Industry Wildlife Biologist/ Conservationist
  • Forestry Technician Writer/ Journalist
  • Health Inspector Zookeeper
  • Herdsman
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Medical Doctor/ Illustrator
  • Medical Doctor/Illustrator
  • Nutritional Consultant
  • Optometrist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Poultry Technician
  • Product Manager
  • Professor
  • Public Outreach
  • Quality Control Specialist
  • Race Track Publicist
  • Research Assistant/ Technician/ Investigator
  • Sales Representative
  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Wildlife Biologist/ Conservationist
  • Writer/ Journalist
  • Zookeeper

Useful Animal Science Career Websites