What You Can Do with a Major in Human-Animal Studies

In the human-animal studies program at AU, you’ll acquire essential knowledge about animal science and human-animal interaction, learn the principles of business and psychology, and gain plenty of hands-on experience. Students who complete the program are well prepared for graduate study or to enter into a variety of animal-related fields.

Recommended for students who love animals and wish to work with them in a therapy situation or in the growing field of animal welfare.

POTENTIAL CAREER TITLES

Prepare for potential careers as a(n):

  • Animal Assisted Therapist
  • Animal Behaviorist
  • Animal Control Warden
  • Animal Nutritionist
  • Animal Photographer
  • Animal Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Animal Trainer
  • Animal Welfare Inspector
  • Humane Education
  • K-9 Police Officer
  • Lab Animal Technician
  • Naturalist
  • Shelter Manager
  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Wildlife Rehabilitator

CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

Student organizations:

  • Aurora Criminal Justice Association
  • Aurora University Students’ Association
  • Fitness, Physical Education and Coaching
  • Global Leadership Organization
  • Orgs Council
  • Social Work Association

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT CAREER SERVICES:

630-844-5403 | career@aurora.edu | aurora.edu/career
Eckhart Hall, Room 316