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Equine Science Riding/Training

at Rochester Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 51
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The purpose of the Diploma in Equine Science Riding/Training is to provide an intensive equine curriculum that prepares students to work as horse trainers, riding instructors, show coaches, and/or other related occupations. Students may choose to use these skills to pursue horsemanship as a lifelong learning experience.

Program Locations

  • Rochester Community and Technical College 55904

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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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