What can I do with a major in Animal Science and Management?

Students in the Animal Science and Management major (ANM) have the benefit of being educated in not only the fields of animal science, but also in marketing, economics, and accounting. They gain a strong background in the skills it takes to succeed in today's business world as well as in careers in all aspects of working with animals.

Former ANM students from UC Davis are currently working in agribusiness, banking and financial institutions, the Peace Corps, animal health and biotechnology. The possibilities are endless!

Sample Job Titles:

  • Accounting
  • AI Technician/ Breeding
  • Animal Behaviorist
  • Animal Control Officer
  • Animal Health
  • Animal Pharmaceutical Representative
  • Biologist
  • Chemist
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Conservation Officer
  • Dairy Heard Improvement/ Inspector
  • Animal Trainer
  • Elevator Management
  • Farm Management/ Operations
  • Forestry Technician
  • Grain Merchandising/ Commodities
  • Health Inspector
  • Insurance
  • Kennel Owner
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Lending/ Finance
  • Marketing/ Public Relations
  • Medical Doctor/ Illustrator
  • Nutritional Cosultant
  • Policy/ International Trade
  • Production/ Management Trainee
  • Professor
  • Research Assistant/ Investigator
  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinarian Technician
  • Wildlife Biologist/ Conservationist
  • Writer/Journalist
  • Zookeeper

Helpful Animal Science Career Websites


Companion Animals


Exotic Animals and Wildlife





List of Potential Employers:

  • Foster Farms
  • California Department of Food and Agriculture
  • John Deere
  • United States Department of Agriculture
  • Case IH
  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • VDx Veterinary Pathology Services
  • Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
  • Human Society of the United States
  • The Sacramento Zoo
  • National Audubon Society
  • Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation Inc.
  • Genentech
  • The Jackson Laboratory
  • UC Davis Mouse Biology Program
  • UC Davis Extension