An embryologist provides reproductive services and research in the areas of embryo creation, IVF (in vitro fertilization), cloning, and transgenic animal production.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A bachelor’s or master’s degree in animal reproduction, animal science or biology is required to become an embryologist.
To pursue a career as an Embryologist:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, biology, anatomy, animal science, computer courses, and mathematics.
Where can I work?
Animal embryologists typically work for research firms and universities. They may also work for large-scale animal health or production companies.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for an embryologist will be good over the next five years.
Suggested Professional Organizations and Associations
Register for your free AgCareers.com account to receive exclusive information and features.