An agrologist is a professional you can expect:
- to have academic training from an accredited post-secondary institution;
- to continually update skills and knowledge;
- to practice only in his or her area of expertise; and
- to be a member in good standing of a provincial institute of agrology.
Agrologists are dedicated to:
- maintaining high standards of knowledge, integrity and ethics; and
- protecting clients and the public from exploitation by unqualified, dishonest or fraudulent practitioners.
The Agrologist Act defines an agrologist as a person who is qualified to teach or practice the science or art of agrology.
The American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists, ARPAS, is the organization which provides certification of animal scientists through examination, continuing education, and commitment to a code of ethics. Continual improvement of individual members is catalyzed through publications (including the PAS journal) and by providing information on educational opportunities.
ARPAS provides certification of animal scientists through examination, continuing education, and commitment to a code of ethics. ARPAS catalyzes continual improvement through publications (including the PAS journal) and by providing information on educational opportunities. The principal Core Competency of ARPAS is certification of professional animal scientists.
The ARPAS Vision: To be recognized as the place to go for certified professionals – who can provide excellence in science based information and are pledged to high ethical standards – to serve producers, industry, and all others desiring professional information on animal sciences.