Student using a stethoscope on a horse inside of Horse Unit I

Pre-Vet/Pre-Grad Employment Opportunities

The Pre-Vet/Pre-Grad Animal Science option prepares students to seek post-baccalaureate professional training in graduate programs or colleges of veterinary medicine. After earning MS, PhD and/or DVM degrees, graduates may consider employment in a multitude of areas.

Typical Employment Opportunities

  • Animal Research Technician
  • College/University Teaching and Research
  • Practicing Veterinarian/Research Veterinarian
  • Extension/Adult Education Specialist
  • Research Scientist, Research Associate, Senior Scientist
  • Food Quality Control/Product Development Scientist
  • Administrative/Industry/Leadership Positions
  • Commercial Research/Product Development
  • Consultants - Veterinarians, Nutritionists, Biotechnologist, Management
  • Private Development of Animal Products/Services
  • Food Inspectors
  • Vocational Agricultural/Post-Secondary Educators
  • Molecular Biotechnologist
  • USDA Research Centers Faculty
  • Genetic Manipulation Specialist
  • Animal Care Technician
  • Cell Culture Specialist