Equine Science Riding/Training

at Rochester Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

A program that prepares individuals to manage the selection, breeding, care, and maintenance of work, athletic, and show horses; and horse farms, stables, tracks and related equipment and operations. Includes instruction in applicable principles of animal science, care, and health; stable and track management; design and operation of facilities and equipment; and related issues such as regulations, business management; and logistics.

Program Locations

  • Rochester Community and Technical College 55904

Labor Market Information

  • Veterinary Assistants
  • Median wage:$13.96/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • College Agricultural Sciences Teachers
  • Median wage:$79,617/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
  • Median wage:$9.87/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Rochester Community and Technical College
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave. S.E. Rochester, MN 55904 Toll-Free: (800) 247-1296 Local: (507) 285-7265 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: getinfo@rctc.roch.edu