Grades: 3-6, 8-11 a.m.
Grades: 7-9, 1-4 p.m.
This program is designed for the person who plans to return to the farm or ranch to pursue a career working in the livestock production industry. The curriculum stresses production techniques that can be applied immediately to the livestock enterprise. Basic academic courses are included to provide a well-rounded education.
Upon completion of the program a student will:
• Be familiar with livestock production techniques that include selection, breeding, feeding, and marketing of livestock
• Learn to apply modern methods of range management
• Define the basic principles of plant science
• Possess a basic knowledge of computer applications in agriculture
Careers: Livestock handler, Cowboy, Farm Hand, Ranch hand, Farrowing Worker, Herdsman, Milking Worker, Vaccinator, Breeding Technician, Egg Gatherer, Dairy Farmer, Rancher, Beef Farm Operator, Cattleman.
Program Costs for 2012-13:
Tuition/Fees: $3,082.50 In-District; $4,245 Out-of-District; $5,655 WUE; $9,135 Out-of-State; $7,057.50 Canadian Exchange
On-Campus Room/Board: $3,500
Job placement rates: Not available as these are not required by the state of Montana or the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
To protect student privacy, data on completion rates and debt incurred is not provided for those programs that had less than 10 graduates.