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Companion Animal Science

Campus Location:

Calmar

Program Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Award: Associate of Science

Description:

The companion animal industry continuse to be a strong economic force in U.S. agriculture. This program teaches the skills required for jobs in the companion animal industry.

Program students can expect to immediately enter into the workforce after completion of their two-year degree or they may transfer with junior status to a four-year college to pursue a B.S. degree. 

Career options for graduates include:

  • Transfer to four-year colleges for B. S. degree completion
  • Management position at an animal-based business
  • Industry jobs with AI firms or local producer-owned cooperatives
  • Health-related positions working with/at varied animal health industries
  • Starting one's own animal-related business

Companion Animal Science

Admissions Requirements:

See the Associate of Science program.

Companion Animal Science

Academic Requirements:

See the Associate of Science program.

Companion Animal Science

Employment Information:

See the Associate of Science program.

Companion Animal Science

Additional Information:

Contacts

Lenny Graves
Dean of Career and Technical Education
800.728.2256, ext. 240
gravesl@nicc.edu

Chris Harvey
Animal Science Instructor
866.474.4692, ext.118
harveyc@nicc.edu

Dave Lawstuen
Dairy Science Instructor
866.474.4692, ext.112
lawstuend@nicc.edu