Animal Health

Animal Health majors have the opportunity to apply veterinary school after their third year of studies here or continue on the traditional four-year track and earn a baccalaureate degree in animal science, avian biology, poultry science, biological science or dairy science, and then apply to vet school or pursue other career opportunities. Animal Health students must declare a co-major after the completion of 60 hours of credit.

Career Potential

  • Veterinarian
  • Career in Poultry or Animal Agriculture
  • County Extension Agent
  • Lab Technician
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Vocational Agriculture Teacher

Career is dependent on co-major selection.

Hands-On Learning

  • Instruction with live birds
  • Labs with live specimens
  • Undergraduate research opportunities
  • Internship opportunities with Cooperative Extension, breed associations, feed companies, animal health companies, laboratories, etc.
  • Study abroad opportunities

exotic birds in class

For more information, contact:

Jessica N. Fife
Jessica N. Fife Outreach Coordinator
Poultry Science