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AGRICULTURE EDUCATION
& ANIMAL SCIENCE
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550 ACRES
OF CLASSROOM

Imagine a classroom, spanning 550 acres with our own cattle herd, where you learn by doing. That's what awaits Agricultural education and animal science majors at NCTA. You'll learn the fundamentals of livestock production, animal health, crop production, the equine industry, and natural resources management. Combine that knowledge with business management and marketing courses, and you'll be prepared for a variety of careers related to livestock and agricultural education.
TRACK OPTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
 

 

Animal Science Student

MEET MATT

Animal Science and Ag Business Major

"After graduating, I would like to be part of a cattle operation, as well as train performance ranch horses. I am part of some really good horse training classes paired with good instructors, who I can learn a lot from."

 

CAREERS

  • Owner/operator of livestock operation
  • Artificial insemination specialist
  • Livestock pharmaceutical sales
  • Equine breeding facility manager
  • Agricultural Education teacher
  • Extension Educator
Agriculture Education Animal Science Faculty

MEET THE FACULTY

Jo Bek, Equine & Bovine Health

"NCTA is unique because of its small class sizes with dedicated instructors that have worked or are still working in the industry of which they teach."

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NCTA FACULTY

 

BEYOND THE
CLASSROOM

Beyond what you'll learn in class, you'll have the opportunity to be a part of clubs, organizations and extracurricular activities directly related to your major.

Collegiate FFA -Develop your leadership skills through service to local high school chapters. Participate in local projects, professional growth, and travel opportunities.

Collegiate Cattlemen - Stay current on issues affecting the beef industry through guest speakers and tours of beef facilities. As a club member you may attend the Nebraska Cattlemen's convention.

Other activities you may be interested in include: Rodeo Team, Equestrian Teams, and Livestock Judging Team.

LEARN ABOUT ALL NCTA CLUBS & TEAMS

Ag Education Beyond the Classroom

 

How to Apply

It's easy to apply through our online application process!
Be sure to submit your application before the deadline for scholarship consideration:
March 1st 

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