AVS offers four undergraduate and three graduate program options, including a degree in veterinary medicine in cooperation with Washington State University. Select from the programs below to review a description and coursework.
An AVS Animal Science Minor
will provide you with a broad range of coursework in animal science, including animal production, nutrition, meat science and species science — horse, beef, dairy or sheep.
An AVS B.S. Business Option
will teach you business fundamentals—such as management, marketing, accounting, and communication—as they apply to livestock industries.
An AVS B.S. Dairy Option
will teach you techniques to efficiently produce high-quality dairy products. Dairy science teaches you all aspects of milk production, from the physiology of lactation to the management of a modern dairy.
An AVS B.S. Production Option
will equip you to manage animals to produce meat, milk, and other products efficiently and to guide the daily operations of an animal facility such as a dairy, feedlot or ranch.
An AVS B.S. Science and Pre-veterinary Option
will enable you to fulfill all the academic requirements for application to an accredited 4-year college of veterinary medicine. You may apply to a veterinary school after your third year of undergraduate studies.
The AVS M.S. and Ph.D. Graduate Degrees
will allow you to specialize in animal growth, nutrition reproduction and animal health areas of expertise.
The WSU Veterinary Degree Program
allows a limited number of Idaho students the opportunity to study veterinary medicine using the combined resources of the University of Idaho, Caine Veterinary Teaching Center and Washington State University.