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Animal Science


Grade Level


Grade Level

Tech Agriscience I

9, 10



Animal Science

10, 11, 12

Agribusiness Internship


Animal Health/Vet Tech

11, 12




What competition opportunities are available?

FFA is an active student organization at NHS. Students compete in many types of competitions including livestock judging, poultry, agronomy, entomology and others. You can run for office, work in community development activities, and earn scholarships.


Are there other benefits to me in the Animal Science pathway?

YES! Start earning college credit now! Agribusiness and Animal Science are eligible for dual credit enrollment with Hutchinson Community College with NO TUITION. 


What careers are available and how much money can I make?

Below is a list of a few possible career choices in Animal Science.

Career Specialty

U.S. Salary Median


Veterinary Assistant 


Associates degree

Animal Breeder


Associates degree

Farm & Ranch Manager


4-year degree



Advanced degree


Contact Information

Amber Janzen

Animal Science instructor

(316) 284-6280, ext. 2842