1. To be a physical science professional, you need a bachelor's degree in your science or a related field. To conduct research or teach in a post-secondary establishment, you usually need a master's or doctoral degree.
2. To be a physicist or astronomer, you need a master's or doctoral degree.
3. To be a geologist or geophysicist, you may need to become registered by a provincial or territorial association.
4. Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 2 in 5 have a graduate degree.