• Overview
  • A future with animals or animal products.

    If you want to work with animals, this program prepares you for a variety of career options, from livestock management, to dairy production, to veterinary science.

    In this program, you will study animal health, growth and nutrition. Courses explore topics in animal science, production and business management. Learn how to raise and care for animals, produce and market dairy products, operate a livestock facility, and much more. The program’s many emphasis areas include a pre-veterinary option for students who are interested in continuing their education in veterinary health.

    Much of your education will take place in the on-campus labs and animal research centers, where you will study and gain hands-on experience with the university’s 50 purebred cows, 100 milking Holsteins, and more than 100 breeding Suffolk ewes.

  • Degree Fit
  • This program could be a good fit if you:
    • Enjoy animal biology or medicine
    • Are interested in the livestock or dairy industry
    • Are involved in 4-H or other agriculture-related activities
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Veterinarian (with additional education)
    • Ranch manager
    • Business owner
    • Production manager
    • Sales representative
    • Marketing director
    • Consultant
    • Analyst
  • Areas of Concentration
  • Whether it’s custom classes, an emphasis, or an option, this degree offers you an even more enhanced and customizable experience in the following areas: