Agricultural & Natural Resources Pathway

Exotic Animal Training & Management (EATM)

America's Teaching Zoo provides a laboratory experience, focusing primarily on nondomestic animals. The Zoo has almost 200 different animals, and is maintained and run entirely by the students. Graduates are working all over the world, in many different settings, from the movie/television industry, Las Vegas show industry, zoos, theme parks (Sea World, Six Flags), and many other areas.

Moorpark College department page

Moorpark College catalog description of classes, certificates & degrees

Career Information

The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides information on what the job is like, training/ education required, projections on the number of jobs that will be available, salaries, related occupations and relevant professional associations. Click on the links below for more information:

Animal care and service workers

Animal trainers

Veterinary technologists

Veterinarians