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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program will build up the introductory skills gained from the Equine Science Diploma program at M State and Red Horse Ranch. Additional academic theory and general education transfer courses will be taken online while the student works at an approved Communicating for American Education Programs (CAEP) internship site. This degree and internship experience will give the student the finished skills necessary for careers in stable management, breeding, training, judging, riding instruction and related occupations.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Fergus Falls 56537

Labor Market Information

  • Veterinary Assistants

  • Median wage: $13.60/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • College Agricultural Sciences Teachers

  • Median wage: $93,648/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

  • Median wage: $10.61/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Toll-Free: (877) 450-3322 Local: (877) 450-3322 TTY: (800) 627-3529

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