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Animal Science

Courses

Grade Level

Courses

Grade Level

Tech Agriscience I

9, 10

Agribusiness

12

Animal Science

10, 11, 12

Agribusiness Internship

12

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

Education
Requirements

Veterinary Assistant 

$19,730

Associates degree

Animal Breeder

$34,250

Associates degree

Farm & Ranch Manager

$69,300

4-year degree

Veterinarian

$74,170

Advanced degree

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Contact Information

Amber Janzen

Animal Science instructor

(316) 284-6280, ext. 2842

amber.janzen@usd373.org