Agriculture Production: Swine Production

Agriculture and Animal Sciences

The Swine Production certificate develops skills in swine management from breeding through marketing. Students will discuss health, nutrition, bio-security, animal care, pork quality assurance, environmental control and reproductive management. Hands-on experiences with industry partners is a key component to this program.

Award: Certificate
Credits: 9
Locations: Calmar
Entry: Fall, Spring

Paying for the Program

$1,782*
Financial Aid Eligible

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $1,998*

Financial Aid Info

Career Outlook

$19,816 - 72,008

Estimated annual salary range for Agriculture and Animal Sciences graduates based on EMSI. Salary range represents 10th percentile - median annual wage for related occupations ​within a 100-mile radius from the center distance between Calmar and Peosta Campuses.

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  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACT Compass® or ALEKS® test scores. ACCUPLACER® scores are valid for three years, and ALEKS® scores are valid for 18 months.
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Fall

CourseTitleCredits
Fall
AGS:225 Swine Science 3.0
COM:723 Workplace Communications 3.0

Spring

CourseTitleCredits
Spring
AGS:507 Swine Farrowing and Nursery Management 3.0

Related Student Organizations

  • Post Secondary Agriculture Students
  • Dairy Science Club
  • Beef Science Club
  • AgriScience Club
Chris Carlson

Christopher Carlson
Dean of Career and Technical Education

  • Email: carlsonc@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 2168
  • Location: Peosta
Dan Lane

Dan Lane
Agriculture Science Instructor

  • Email: laneda@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 844.642.2338
  • Location: Dairy Center