Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production

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About this program

A program that prepares individuals to select, breed, care for, process, and market livestock and small farm animals. Includes instruction in basic animal science, animal nutrition, and animal health as applied to various species and breeds; design and operation of housing, feeding, and processing facilities; and related issues of safety, applicable regulations, logistics, and supply.

Career Opportunities

Animal Breeders

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select and breed animals according to their genealogy, characteristics, and offspring. May require knowledge of artificial insemination techniques and equipment use. May involve keeping records on heats, birth intervals, or pedigree.
$43930
No degree required
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Aquacultural Supervisors

directly supervise and coordinate activities of aquacultural workers.
$54420
Bachelor's degree
Personality Match

Farm and Home Management Advisors

instruct and advise individuals and families engaged in agriculture, agricultural-related processes, or home management activities. Demonstrate procedures and apply research findings to advance agricultural and home management activities. May develop educational outreach programs. May instruct on either agricultural issues such as agricultural processes and techniques, pest management, and food safety, or on home management issues such as budgeting, nutrition, and child development.
$54870
Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Interest Match


Agricultural Sciences Professors

teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$96200
Doctoral degree
High job satisfaction
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Interest Match

Nursery and Greenhouse Managers

plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting horticultural specialties, such as trees, shrubs, flowers, mushrooms, and other plants.
$76810
Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction
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Interest Match


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