Animal Sciences and Industry Bachelor's Degree

Animal Sciences and Industry Bachelor’s Degree

The animal sciences and industry online bachelor’s degree, with five curriculum options, will prepare you for employment in the agriculture and food industry.

This program will provide you with a foundation of basic science and animal biology and then build your knowledge in the areas of business, communications, food/meat processing, livestock production and marketing.

The animal products option will prepare you for a career in the food industry with coursework centered on the wholesomeness of animal products and includes a food science minor.

The business option will prepare you for entering the broad field of agribusiness with the opportunity to earn a business minor.

The communications and marketing option is for those interested in journalism, advertising, editing or public relations.

The production management option will prepare you for a career in livestock production, including genetics, breeding, feeding and animal welfare.

The science/pre-veterinary option is designed for those seeking an advanced degree or admission to a college of veterinary medicine, or who are pursuing a career in research.

$462.90 per credit hour*
120 credit hours
5 program options

*This estimate includes online tuition and College of Agriculture fees and is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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Michael Connell, '15

While enrolled at K-State, Michael used what he was learning to help develop a program for technical large animal rescue for the state of Nevada.


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