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–Livestock

A Livestock Tech program prepares you to select, breed, care for, process, and market livestock and small farm animals.


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

Livestock Tech (enrollment suspended)
33 Credits

Return = Job

Job Title Example Median Salary*
Livestock Tech $22,073


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

Investment = Education

Livestock (enrollment suspended)
69 Credits

Return = Job

Job Title Example Median Salary*
First-Line Supervisor of Farming Workers $24,704

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