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Equine Science Horse Husbandry

at Rochester Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 29
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • 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

  • Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

  • Median wage: $24.08/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Farmers and Ranchers

  • Median wage: $35.43/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Animal Breeders

  • Median wage: $19.10/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Rochester Community and Technical College
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave. SE Rochester, MN 55904 Local: (507) 258-7210 Email: admissions@rctc.edu