Physical Science Professionals

This occupational category includes geologists, physicists, astronomers, chemists, meteorologists and metallugists, all of whom are professionals who explore, research, and study the various physical phenomena that pertain to their area of specialization.


  • High school diploma.
  • University degree in a relevant discipline like physics, astronomy, chemistry, biochemistry, geology, geochemistry, geophysics or meteorology.
  • Those conducting research or teaching require a masterís or doctoral degree.
  • A professional designation may be required.