With a 95% rate of placing graduates within six months of graduation, there are a variety of employment opportunities for Dairy Science graduates. Opportunities are found principally in six occupational categories: sales and service, production, teaching, veterinary medicine, research and agribusiness. The drug and feed industries are particularly interested in dairy science graduates for sales and administrative positions. Service opportunities are available in state and federal civil services, artificial insemination, state extension services, dairy plant and farm inspection, and cooperatives offering supplies and services to the dairyman.

Graduates with a degree from the Department of Dairy Science are able to:

  • Work in sales and service or production
  • Teach or research
  • Work in veterinary medicine
  • Work in agribusiness
  • Work in drug and feed industries
  • Work with state and federal civil services
  • Work with dairy animal artificial insemination, state extension services, dairy plant and farm inspection, cooperatives, and more