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Career Area: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-080-7
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4303.5
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
Livestock Technician - Farm Operations

Farm Operations & Management – Livestock Tech Programs

A Livestock Tech program prepares you to select, breed, care for, process, and market livestock and small farm animals. As a career pathway, this program offers 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.

The program helps you learn: farm animal reproduction, animal nutrition, herd health, meat quality, feed and forage production, livestock housing and equipment, and product marketing.

Farm Operations & Management – Livestock Tech Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
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