Dairy Science

CAREER FOCUSED SPECIALTIES
Dairy Manufacturing Option:
This major is designed to prepare students for careers in dairy plant operation and management; plant field work and dairy product quality control; teaching and research work in milk and dairy food processing; and merchandising and sales.

Dairy Production Option:
This major is designed for students interested in careers as dairy farm operators or managers; as dairy herd owners and breeders of dairy cattle; as teachers and research workers in diary nutrition, breeding or management; as extension dairy specialists and organization leaders; and as workers in allied fields.

TYPICAL JOB TITLES
Employers include:
· Farm and industrial equipment companies
· Food processing plants
· Cotton gins
· Grain and seed companies
· Livestock feeding operations
· Irrigation companies
· Construction companies
· Manufacturers
· A variety of other employers who need technical managers.

SALARY INFORMATION
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