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Animal Sciences and Related Studies is a degree category that consists of the following common degrees:

  • Animal Sciences

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    $59k

    Animal Sciences

    Animal scientists develop efficient ways to produce and process meat, poultry, eggs, and milk. Degree programs in animal science are science-based and industry-oriented. They involve the study and application of principles of nutrition, reproduction, and genetics to the production and management of food animals. Animal science is the backbone of the food industry – one of the largest and most important industries in the United States.

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  • Dairy Science

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    N/A

    Avg Grad Salary:

    $58k

    Dairy Science

    Dairy science is about more than milking cows. And dairy scientists don’t just work on farms. The curriculum of a dairy science program prepares students to work in many different aspects of the field. Subject areas covered include dairy cow genetics, physiology, nutrition, breeding and reproduction, and housing; as well as dairy production, management, evaluation and selection, dairy products, and animal health and welfare. Programs combine classroom learning with hands-on real world experiences.

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  • Poultry Science

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    Avg Grad Salary:

    $59k

    Poultry Science

    The focus of poultry science programs is the management of poultry farms, where chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese are raised for their eggs, meat, and feathers.

    Courses in poultry genetics, physiology, nutrition, and meat science form the foundation of the curriculum. With knowledge in these areas, students go on to learn about poultry life-cycle, care, welfare, and diseases; breeder flock and hatchery management; production of fresh and processed food; production technology; and food safety.

    Graduates with a poultry science degree work in industry, research, and education careers in the field.

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