Animal Science Degree at North Carolina A & T State University (NCAT)

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Animal Science Degree

The animal science program at North Carolina A & T State University prepares students for industrial research in the food and feed industries, drafting agricultural regulations, work as a feed manufacturer, animal breeder, meat packer, consulting firms, and more. The main focus of the program is on the scientific principles that underlie the breeding and husbandry of agricultural animals, and the production, processing, and distribution of animal products. Program courses include: animal sciences, animal husbandry and production, and agricultural and food products processing. Get more details below including other North Carolina colleges that offer animal science degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Animal Science Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. North Carolina A & T State University has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Students by Academic Level (2014)

Bachelor's Degree22
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate0

Students by Gender (2014)


Students by Race (2014)

American Indian2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2008-2014: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Animal Science program at North Carolina A & T State University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Animal Scientists


Conduct research in the genetics, nutrition, reproduction, growth, and development of domestic farm animals.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, animal scientists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 12.8% from 2010 to 2020

Agricultural Technicians


Set up or maintain laboratory equipment and collect samples from crops or animals. Prepare specimens or record data to assist scientists in biology or related life science experiments.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, agricultural technicians employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.0% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Animal Science Programs in North Carolina

Animal Science programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, NC
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 180 students completed this program


  • Animal Science (B,M,D)
  • Poultry Science (B,M,D)

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