Animal Science


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Not Financial Aid Eligible

A broad overview of animal science, including reproduction and health, will prepare you for working with livestock in an animal management system. Areas covered include nutrition, ration balancing, heat detection, disease prevention, and artificial insemination. This program also explores the use of technology in the field.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Animal Science

This program will cost about $2,300* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Graduation Employment Stats

Western conducts a follow-up survey of all grads six months after graduation to find out if they are employed in a job related to their program, how much they are making, and where they are employed.

Survey information is not currently available for this program. Please contact Enrollment Services or call 608-785-9553 for more information.

Career Opportunities

Animal Breeder
Artificial Insemination Technician
Animal Nutritionist
Dairy Herd Manager

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

$30 Application Fee
High School Transcript or GED/HSED

Program Requirements

Western Technical College uses ACCUPLACER, a computer-based, online assessment that measures your abilities in reading, sentence skills, and arithmetic. This information will be used to place you in courses that best fit your academic goals. Based on your scores, you may need to take additional general studies course(s) along with the general studies courses required for your program.

Several options for waiving the ACCUPLACER test are available; view the waivers here.

Learn more about placement tests and how they are used at Western: Placement Testing.

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