Livestock Business Management Major

Learn to effectively manage livestock-related businesses for the benefit of humans and animals.

At a glance

This is an interdisciplinary program combining animal science coursework with agricultural resource economics. In the major, you’ll work closely with faculty and industry professionals to gain a comprehensive understanding of agricultural business tools and practical livestock knowledge. By explicitly integrating the business and animal sciences, the major offers a unique educational experience that prepares you for in-demand, high-level positions within the animal agriculture industry.

Degree typeBachelor of Science
FormatOn campus
Part ofCollege of Agricultural Sciences
Competitive major?No
Accelerated option?No
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Some Career Options

With its unique combination of business and animal science disciplines, you’ll come out of this program with a deep understanding of what it takes to run, manage, and even start a livestock-related business. You’ll be able to start in fields that include major corporate animal/animal product sales, to local livestock auctions, and everything in between.

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