Career Pathways offer new ways to achieve your education goals. Instead of studying just one program, the Career Pathways model links related academic programs in a sequence. Each program offers direct job preparation AND a path to the next higher academic program.

Farm Operations Management - Dairy

The Dairy program provides you with the educational background and training in business management, livestock, crops, feeding, breeding and milking. You will gain the knowledge to maintain a productive, healthy dairy herd, learn computerized records analysis and study genetics.

PATHWAY CERTIFICATE

A Pathway Certificate is an initial set of courses taken from an already approved degree that provides you with a set of specific skills to prepare you for entry-level employment. All credits earned in the pathway certificate can be applied to the diploma.

Investment = Education

Reproduction Technician
10 Credits

Return = Job

Job Title Examples
Reproduction Technician

1 YEAR TECHNICAL DIPLOMA

A diploma is a set of course taken from an already approved degree that provides you with a set of specific skills to prepare you for a job in demand by local employers. All credits earned in the diploma can be applied to the degree.

Investment = Education

Dairy Technician (enrollment suspended)
32 Credits

Return = Job

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Job Title Example
Dairy Technician $42,662

2 YEAR TECHNICAL DIPLOMA

A two-year, post-high school program with specific course requirements.

Investment = Education

Dairy (enrollment suspended)
65 Credits

Return = Job

Job Title Example
First-Line Supervisor of Animal Husbandry

*Source: EMSI based on annual salary as of April 1, 2016.