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Career Possibilities

With a degree in animal sciences, you can turn your passion for animals into a successful career that will match your unique interests. The majority of our graduates continue their education in graduate or professional school, earning credentials to become veterinarians, animal research scientists, nutritionists, pharmaceutical representatives, and attorneys. Others start their careers right after graduation, pursuing animal production, shelter management, humane education, feed sales, equine care, and more. Rewarding career opportunities are available in business, industry, government, education, and research.

Discover some of the amazing careers our alumni have achieved with their animal sciences degree.

Areas of Employment

  • Animal care and training
  • Animal health
  • Feed and animal nutrition
  • Food animal production and management
  • Human medicine and health services
  • Animal behavior
  • Pet products and services
  • Quality assurance
  • Research veterinary medicine
  • Biomedical research

Specific to ANSC+CS

  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer programing
  • Data analytics
  • Digital agriculture
  • Environmental science
  • Genomic research
  • Precision animal agriculture
  • Quantitative genetics
  • Remote sensing