Oversee research activities and develop knowledge-based products for a company.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A master’s degree in the field in which you are applying your knowledge (ex. agriculture, food science, chemistry, biology, agronomy etc.).
To pursue a career as a research and development manager:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, mathematics, biology, chemistry, business courses and computer courses
Where can I work?
Research and development managers can work for any company that is developing and testing new products to sell. Products may exist in the plant, biotech, alternative energy, food, and animal health sectors.
Future Job Market/Outlook
The job outlook for a research and development manager will be good over the next five years.
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