Using state-of-the-art technology and equipment, students in this program will be offered an expansive pallet of career interests from veterinary medicine to forensic science or microbiology just to name a few. Other areas of study include DNA technology, plant science, biofuels, water technology/aquaculture and food science. The program offers a science-based foundation with hands-on application to acquire scientific skills that will prepare students for both the workforce and college.
The employment outlook for many careers in this field is bright. Agriculture & Food Scientists will see a 9% jump during the 2013-2022 time frame. Landscapers will see a 14.2% increase in demand for their services, while veterinary technologists and technicians will see a 37.3% growth in their occupational area. (Source: Bureau of Labor & Statistics, onetonline.org)
Students will have the potential to earn a variety of certifications in this program including; veterinary assistant, kennel assistant, student level Michigan Florist certification, Michigan Pesticide certification and the Michigan Nursery/Landscape certification.
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