Job requirements Marine Biologist in Canada
Find out what you typically need to work as a marine biologist in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Biologists and related scientists (NOC 2121).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- A bachelor's degree in biology or in a related discipline is required for biologists.
- A master's or doctoral degree in biology or a related discipline is required for employment as a research scientist in biology.
- Post-doctoral research experience is usually required before employment in academic departments or research institutions.
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.
|Location||Job title||Regulation||Regulatory body|
|Alberta||Biologist||Regulated||Alberta Society of Professional Biologists|
|British Columbia||Biologist (professional)||Regulated||College of Applied Biology|
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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