Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
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Overview
Animal/livestock husbandry and production is 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.
Current award levels
Hover over the bars below to see how many people across the country completed a degree in animal/livestock husbandry and production at each level last year.
02004006008000-1 Year Certificate1-2 Year CertificateAssociate's DegreeBachelor's DegreeMaster's Degree
Race/origin of recent graduates
Here is an overview of race/origin for all animal/livestock husbandry and production graduates from this last academic year. We found a lower percentage of international graduates than in 74% of other programs.
Race/Origin
White
Black
Pacific Islander
Hispanic
Asian
American Indian
Multiracial
Not Reported
International
Context: Percentage of Minority Graduates
Minority students comprise a lower percentage of graduates than in 93% of other programs.
Gender
Of all people with any degree in animal/livestock husbandry and production earned in the last academic year, 64% were women.
Gender
Men
Women
Context: Percentage women
This is a higher percentage of women than 62% of other programs.
Recommended careers
Following are the jobs recommended for those who study Animal Sciences (which combines 9 programs). These are listed in order of highest nationwide employment.
Similar programs
Following are related programs, ordered by those with the highest number of completions. You can explore a full list in the last section for programs below.
Completions History
What careers are recommended with this degree?

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Salary Spread
Salary distribution for people in this occupation
Median
Middle 50%
Middle 80%
How much school?
Education level of people in this occupation
High School
Some College
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate
Employed
The number of people employed in this occupation
Growth Rate
The projected percentage growth in employment for this occupation in 10 years
Annual Job Openings
The projected average number of job openings per year
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$0$200K$68K
1,028,700
-0.8%
95,600
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$0$200K$47K
48,700
1.9%
6,700
Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$0$200K$85K
12,600
7.5%
1,100
Farm and Home Management Advisors
$0$200K$50K
10,400
7.5%
1,000
Animal Breeders
$0$200K$37K
9,000
2.0%
1,400
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What schools offer this program?
Explore schools that offer animal/livestock husbandry and production degrees and certificates

We've created a list of schools that offer this program for the level you select. We've also chosen a few facts about each school that give you an idea of the educational quality each school might offer:

  • Student-Faculty Ratio: A small number of students per full-time instructor suggests individual attention for each student and an up-to-date curriculum.

  • Satisfaction Rate: A high percentage of returning first-year students should correlate with satisfaction (schools call this their retention rate).

  • Repayment Rate: A high repayment rate means most alumni earn enough to make progress repaying loans within 7 years of leaving.

We also show the total enrollment for the school as measured by full-time-equivalent (FTE) students enrolled annually. You can filter the list by award level and by state. Clicking on any table headers will sort the table by that column, and clicking on any row sends you to Ididio's school profile.

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39 schools offer this program (all levels) in the selected area.
School
State
Total enrollment
Student to Full-time Faculty Ratio
Average Net Price
Repayment Rate
6-year Completion Rate
Aims Community College
CO
3,466
30.7
$7,330
54%
33%
Angelo State University
TX
6,219
24.2
$11,742
67%
43%
Bakersfield College
CA
13,171
40.7
$6,645
37%
20%
Barton County Community College
KS
3,849
54.2
$9,246
50%
12%
Black Hawk College
IL
3,808
38.1
$6,117
57%
21%
Blue Mountain Community College
OR
1,382
23.8
$10,827
51%
18%
Brigham Young University - Idaho
ID
43,000
78.9
$7,727
83%
53%
Butler Community College
KS
6,047
39.8
$7,871
54%
25%
College of the Sequoias
CA
7,745
36.9
$2,780
52%
22%
Hawkeye Community College
IA
3,424
29.3
$10,727
60%
36%
James Sprunt Community College
NC
836
23.2
$7,086
58%
32%
Jefferson Community College
NY
2,582
34.9
$11,123
55%
33%
John Wood Community College
IL
1,408
29.3
$7,174
58%
41%
Joliet Junior College
IL
9,122
42.4
$4,162
45%
19%
Lake Land College
IL
6,057
58.2
$4,913
60%
35%
Merced College
CA
7,211
38.2
$9,728
19%
Michigan State University
MI
37,175
18.3
$16,684
83%
80%
Modesto Junior College
CA
11,632
47.9
$10,194
24%
Moorpark College
CA
9,615
54.3
$4,293
59%
24%
Mt San Antonio College
CA
20,774
45.7
$4,890
57%
27%
Explore similar programs

Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production is part of a larger collection of programs: Agriculture. Is there a different program that's close to Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production that might be a better match for your interests? You can use this table to see a little about the programs that fall under this umbrella. If you click on any of the table headers, that will sort the table by that column, or click on a row and see Ididio's profile for that program.

Program
Graduates
Award Levels
Less than Bachelor's
Bachelor's
Graduate
Gender
Men
Women
Race/Origin
White
Minority
International
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