Paleontologists

(NOC 2113)
+21.94%
 

Requirement

Most of these professionals require a bachelor's degree in their science or a related discipline. To be a physical science professional, you need a bachelor's degree in your science or a related field. To conduct research or teach in a post-secondary establishment, you usually need a master's or doctoral degree.

To be a geologist or geophysicist, you may need to become registered by a provincial or territorial association.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 2 in 5 have a graduate degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career

Bachelor
Master
Doctorate

Useful Experience/Skills

Project management
Team project work
Proposal writing
Making presentations
Financial management
Committee work on environmental ethics

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Chemistry
Physics
English
Math

Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Earth Sciences Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Earth Sciences Bachelor; Honours
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Earth Sciences Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Earth Sciences Bachelor; Honours
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Earth Sciences Bachelor
Earth Sciences Bachelor; Honours
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Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CA

Related Program(s):
Earth Sciences Bachelor
Chemistry/Earth Sciences (BSc) Bachelor; Honours
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University of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan, CA

Related Program(s):
Geology Bachelor
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Modified on May 20, 2012