How Do I Get There?
There are a range of natural and applied sciences occupations and therefore a variety of paths to follow to reach the career of your choice. Entry-level natural and applied sciences occupations typically require some post-secondary training and often require job-specific licensing/additional training. Make sure you research your specific occupation ahead of time so that you know you will meet these requirements.
Training options for natural and applied science professions include private training school, college, and university. See the lists below for a better idea of which post-secondary destination is right for you.
There are nearly 50 registered private training schools in New Brunswick, 15 of which offer training for careers in natural and applied science professions.
Academy of Learning
- Computer Service Technician
DaVinci College of Art & Design
- Graphic Design and Web Development
- Network Administrator Specialist
- Network Support Specialist
- Advanced Web Development and Programming
- Network Administration & Security
New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) offers a variety of programs specializing in natural and applied sciences professions including:
- Civil Engineering Technology
- Electrical Engineering Technology
- Electronics Engineering Technology
- Mechanical Engineering Technology
- Web and Mobile Application Development
Maritime College of Forest Technology
Universities in New Brunswick offer a range of degrees focused on natural and applied science. Professionals often begin with an undergraduate program in science, applied science, mathematics, kinesiology, engineering followed by a number of years of classroom and technical training, cooperative education placements in their field of study, as well as graduate-level programs where applicable. Progression to management positions is possible with experience.
Some examples of university programs in New Brunswick are:
- Bachelor of Computer Science
Mount Allison University
- Bachelor of Applied Sciences
Université de Moncton (Programs offered in French)
- Baccalaureat en Des Sciences