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Animal Science

Career & Technical Certificate

Modes of Instruction

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The Animal Science Certificate prepares students with a basic skill and knowledge set necessary for entry-level positions in agriculture. This certificate will prepare students for positions such as herdsmen, laboratory technicians, and veterinary assistants. Students will focus on management, animal nutrition, animal health, animal handling and stewardship, animal facilities design and function, and waste management.


What You Can Do

Upon successfully completion of this certificate, students will have skills to work in the following fields:

  • Herdsman
  • Laboratory technician
  • Veterinary assistant

Program Details


Agriculture Faculty

Aaron Heinzmann

Aaron Heinzmann

Professor Agriculture
William Waggoner

William Waggoner

Associate Professor Agriculture

Agriculture Contacts

Aaron Heinzmann

Professor Agriculture

Phone  |  618-545-3381

Location  |  Main Campus

Office  |  Agriculture Ed. Center, AEC 110A


Phone  |  618-545-3040

Fax  |  618-545-3393

Location  |  Main Campus

Office  |  Health and Business, HB 100

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