Why Animal Sciences and Industry?
The strength of a degree earned in Animal Sciences and Industry is the diversity of career opportunities. They range from self-employment to jobs with large corporations. In the business world, positions include management, sales, product development, personnel, regulation, and field service. Education positions include county agent, teacher, research worker, and laboratory director. Communication businesses hire editors, field representatives, radio broadcasters, and public relations professionals. A wide range of enterprises employ K-State animal sciences graduates: feed companies, banks, equipment suppliers, artificial insemination companies, cooperatives, breed associations, meat packers, food processors, dairy plants, feedlots, poultry breeders, equipment manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, pet retail stores, horse breeding facilities, advertising agencies, commercial hog farms, ranching operations, pet food companies, biotechnology companies, and many more. In addition to the excellent career opportunities, the department also offers flexible degree programs that adjust to individual student needs. The department also prides itself on the strength of the advising program. With an average ratio of 20:1 students are given individual attention by faculty members that are committed to their success. If you would like to learn more about the Animal Sciences and Industry Undergraduate Programs at KSU, click here.