Degrees and Programs
The Animal Science concentration combines the latest in production technologies and animal management with computer, business, and analysis skills. Emphasis is on the selection, breeding, feeding, and marketing of livestock for a profitable return.
Beef, swine, and sheep maintained on the College farm will provide you with opportunities for practical experience in all aspects of livestock management. You may also participate on the Northeast Livestock Judging Team, which travels to several states each year representing the college in judging contests.
The internship experience will allow you to continue to develop job related skills in animal science.
Career opportunities are available in livestock production as an owner, partner, or manager. You may also consider using your skills in a family livestock operation or managing production for another producer. Other career opportunities are available in feedlots, hog and cattle confinement, livestock buying, banking and finance, the feed industry, marketing, livestock pharmaceuticals promotion, and sales.
Average salaries vary between $21,000-$61,000 depending on chosen occupation and location.