Careers in Applied Animal Science

Graduates of the Applied Animal Science Program have many options available to them after graduation.  Many students choose to continue their education toward a four year degree program here at UNH or elsewhere. Others move directly into a career.

Careers in Animal Agriculture

  • Herd manager
  • Agricultural sales and/or service specialist
  • Farm manager
  • Artificial insemination (AI) technician
  • Crop manager
  • Farm or farm business owner
  • Farm Animal Manager for Living History & Ed. Farm

Careers in Equine Management

  • Barn manager
  • Breeding farm manager
  • Sales (tack shop, grain stores etc)
  • Horse show manager
  • Veterinary assistant/equine practice
  • Riding instructor
  • Riding academy owner

Careers in Companion Animal Science

  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Animal Behaviorist/Trainer
  • Animal Welfare/Animal Control Officer
  • Animal Shelter Management
  • Kennel Management
  • Laboratory Animal Assistant
  • Grooming Business/Management
  • Pet Store Management

*The representation is sourced from the federal government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The website links are provided as a guide and do not represent a complete picture of a chosen career field or geographic area. To garner a thorough understanding of an industry of choice, researching multiple sources and speaking with professionals in the field is recommended.

Median salary data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is the median for all employed in the field and not entry level salary.