Biology and Management of Zoo Animals
The Zoo Animal Management professional is knowledgeable and skilled in providing high quality daily care of captive populations of exotic animals, managing sustainable populations, maintaining animal exhibits/enclosures, providing effective interpretive programming to visitors, and participating in conservation programs. Graduates are prepared to serve the zoological community in a variety of capacities, including: zookeeper/aquarist, animal trainer, zoo educator, animal presenter/outreach, wildlife rehabilitator, registrar, and laboratory animal technician. Students have the opportunity to work closely with a wide diversity of animals at the Oregon Zoo and the Oregon National Primate Research Center.
The Biology and Management of Zoo Animals Program is a seven term, full-time limited-entry program with restricted enrollment. For the current advising guide and program application, when available, please visit www.pcc.edu/zoo-animals.