Animal Science Careers

A Wide Appeal
Animal Science student tagging an ear of beef cattle.More non-farm than farm-raised students are currently enrolled in animal industries programs nationwide. Virtually all jobs in animal production industries in the next century will require a bachelor's level degree. The Animal Science degree embraces that trend through the use of innovative teaching and delivery methods built around a framework of new and traditional animal science coursework.

The average salary range for positions within this major was between $20,583 and $82,040 yearly, depending on experience. For a list of detailed salary trends within this field visit

UMC's Animal Science graduates may pursue, and have obtained, careers in: