Zoology Degree at Texas A&M University (Texas A&M)

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Zoology Degree

The zoology degree program at Texas A&M University helps students seeking a future in animal care and focuses on the scientific study of the biology of animal species and phyla. Students who graduate the zoology degree program will have knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, and behavior of various species of animals, including their molecular and cellular structure. Courses focus on molecular and cell biology, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, ecology and behavior, evolutionary biology, and applications to specific species and phyla. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer zoology degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Zoology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Texas A&M has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2014)

Bachelor's Degree26
Doctorate Degree2

Students by Gender (2014)


Students by Race (2014)

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Zoology program at Texas A&M, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Natural Sciences Managers


Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.7% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • College Station-Bryan, TX
    • Total Employment: 40
    • Average Hourly Rate: $54.06
    • Average Annual Salary: $112,450



Research or study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and functions.

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists


Study the origins, behavior, diseases, genetics, and life processes of animals and wildlife. May specialize in wildlife research and management. May collect and analyze biological data to determine the environmental effects of present and potential use of land and water habitats.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, zoologists and wildlife biologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.4% from 2010 to 2020

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary


Teach courses in biological sciences. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Zoology Programs in Texas

Zoology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College


  • Zoology (B)

Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College


  • Zoology (B)

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 7 students completed this program


  • Zoology (B,M,D)
  • Entomology (B,M,D)

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