Animal Production Science & Technology

Full-Day Senior Only & Adult Program – 1080 hrs
Campus: Willow Street | CIP Code: 51.0808
Instructor: Lori Hess

Career Focus Statement

Prepare for professional large animal science related program, immediate employment, and further education.

Program Goals

All Agri-Science students will:

  • Earn National Skills Certificates, i.e. National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) and PA Skills Certificates.
  • Successfully transition into a 1st career job and/or related post-secondary training.
  • Be proficient in their career major and demonstrate proficiency through hands-on performance and theoretical testing.

Program Description

  • Explore the care, management, evaluation, treatment and marketing of agricultural production animals such as beef, dairy, swine, poultry, sheep, goats, and horses.
  • Experience the passion of working with animals in a variety of farm settings.
  • Interact with experts in the field through job shadowing, clinical experience, co-op opportunities, and FFA membership.

Employment Opportunities

  • Agricultural Production/Farmer/Herd Manager
  • Artificial Insemination Technician
  • Dairy/Milk Processor
  • Farrier
  • Feed Mill Operator
  • Lab/Research Technician
  • Poultry Service/Vaccination Technician
  • USDA Inspector
  • Veterinary Medicine