Poultry Science Major

Poultry meat has grown in popularity over the last few decades, and this growing industry shows no sign of slowing down. The Poultry Science degree will prepare you to enter this industry, providing in-depth study of scientific principles important in the production, processing and marketing of poultry and poultry products. The curriculum is designed with academic and hands-on learning to ensure that as a graduate, you are prepared to manage people and resources vital to this important food industry. As a Poultry student, you should also expect to develop creative thinking skills that will allow you to develop solutions for complex real world problems.

Applied Poultry Management

This concentration satisfies all the requirements for a minor in Agribusiness and will prepare you to enter into all areas of the poultry industry with the knowledge necessary to be successful.

Career Opportunities:

  • Complex Compliance Officer - median annual salary of $68,880
  • Feed Mill Manager - median annual salary of $78,815
  • Hatchery Manager - median annual salary of $58,538
  • Poultry Nutritionist - median annual salary of $50,678


Science and Pre-Veterinary Science

This path allows you to earn your bachelor's degree in poultry science while providing the strong pre-vet background you'll need to succeed in veterinary school or other graduate programs.