Programs in Zoology at Miami University
from Susan M.G. Hoffman,
Ph.D., Professor and Chief Departmental Advisor
you for your interest in our department.
A major in Zoology provides a foundation for many exciting
and rewarding careers in human and animal health, medical
and biological research, teaching, animal care, conservation,
environmental biology, etc. This web site serves as a good
introduction to the program and what we have to offer -- please
look over the information and do not hesitate to contact us
if you have any questions.
Zoology allows for a great deal of hands on
experience not only with high tech equipment,
but also with animals
strive to provide our majors with a quality education, to
facilitate their completion of the degree requirements,
and to help them identify and realize their career goals.
We welcome both those students who enter our program with
well-defined goals and those who initially have only a vague
and general interest in animals or in certain aspects of
declared majors are assigned a departmental advisor (as
early as the spring semester of their first year) to help
them chart their course through the various departmental,
College of Arts and Science, and Miami University (Miami
Plan) requirements and to help them prepare for a career.
We encourage our majors to meet with their assigned advisors
as early as possible and at least once a year thereafter.
Additional help is available from the several preprofessional
advisors and organizations, from the Office of Career Services
and from the Career Exploration and Testing Center.
Zoology can lead to employment in medicine, dentistry,
physical therapy, and a multitude of other careers
that you will take full advantage of the opportunities and
services available and that your association with the Department
of Zoology will be both long lasting and mutually beneficial.
M.G. Hoffman, Ph.D.