Life Science Professionals

Life science professionals specialize in one of several fields including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, health care, forestry and environment, and carry out scientific studies and research in those fields. This occupational category includes biologists and microbiologists, forestry experts, and agriculture professionals.


  • High school diploma.
  • University degree in a related discipline.
  • Research scientists and those working in an academic setting usually require a doctor of philosophy (PHD) plus post-doctoral research experience.
  • Many require a professional association.

Future Prospects:

These occupations will have little change in employment levels in the future.

Job Prospects