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Contact: Agricultural SciencesTitle: DepartmentContact: agsci@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Livestock Production Management

Natural Sciences Division
Certificate E0363

This certificate program is designed to give students basic skills in livestock production management for employment opportunities on farms, ranches, and agriculture sales and services. All courses are applicable for degree requirements.

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Nursery and Greenhouse Managers

      Nursery and Greenhouse Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-9013.01

      Plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting horticultural specialties, such as trees, shrubs, flowers, mushrooms, and other plants.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $77.27

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $64,434.42
      Annual Job Openings
      5,900

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Farm and Ranch Managers

      Farm and Ranch Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-9013.02

      Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, or supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, financial, or marketing activities.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $77.27

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $64,434.42
      Annual Job Openings
      5,900

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Aquacultural Managers

      Aquacultural Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-9013.03

      Direct and coordinate, through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities of workers engaged in fish hatchery production for corporations, cooperatives, or other owners.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $77.27

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $64,434.42
      Annual Job Openings
      5,900

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers

      Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers

      SOC Career Code: 25-1041.00

      Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $83.90

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $98,498.55
      Annual Job Openings
      16,578

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Supervisors of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers

      Supervisors of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers

      SOC Career Code: 45-1011.08

      Directly supervise and coordinate activities of animal husbandry or animal care workers.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $38.08

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $43,307.10
      Annual Job Openings
      2,427

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Animal Breeders

      Animal Breeders

      SOC Career Code: 45-2021.00

      Select and breed animals according to their genealogy, characteristics, and offspring. May require knowledge of artificial insemination techniques and equipment use. May involve keeping records on heats, birth intervals, or pedigree.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $30.66

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $43,151.98
      Annual Job Openings
      91

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Farm, Ranch, and Aquaculture Animal Farmworkers

      Farm, Ranch, and Aquaculture Animal Farmworkers

      SOC Career Code: 45-2093.00

      Attend to live farm, ranch, or aquacultural animals that may include cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses and other equines, poultry, finfish, shellfish, and bees. Attend to animals produced for animal products, such as meat, fur, skins, feathers, eggs, milk, and honey. Duties may include feeding, watering, herding, grazing, castrating, branding, de-beaking, weighing, catching, and loading animals. May maintain records on animals; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist in birth deliveries; and administer medications, vaccinations, or insecticides as appropriate. May clean and maintain animal housing areas. Includes workers who shear wool from sheep, and collect eggs in hatcheries.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $23.94

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $30,692.00
      Annual Job Openings
      5,177

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
How to Complete the Program

Guided Pathways

Program Guided Pathways

Certificate & Degree Details

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  • Livestock Production Management

    Natural Sciences Division
    Certificate E0363

    This certificate program is designed to give students basic skills in livestock production management for employment opportunities on farms, ranches, and agriculture sales and services. All courses are applicable for degree requirements.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    AGLI 14Swine Production3
    AGLI 17Sheep Production3
    AGLI 30Beef Production3
    AGLI 34Livestock Judging and Selection2
    AGLI 97Artificial Insemination of Livestock2
    Total Units13

    Animal Sciences Website 

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence 

  • Livestock Management, AS

    Natural Sciences Division
    Degree S0103

    This program is designed to give students basic skills in livestock management for employment opportunities on farms, ranches, and agriculture sales and services.

    This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    AGAG 1Food Production, Land Use, and Politics - A Global Perspective3
    AGAG 59Work Experience in Agriculture 11-4
    AGAN 1Animal Science3
    AGAN 2Animal Nutrition3
    AGAN 94Animal Breeding3
    AGLI 14Swine Production3
    AGLI 17Sheep Production3
    AGLI 30Beef Production3
    AGLI 34Livestock Judging and Selection2
    AGLI 96Animal Sanitation and Disease Control3
    AGLI 97Artificial Insemination of Livestock2
    Required Electives
    Agricultural Mechanics/Production
    Choose three units from the following:3
    AGOR 53
    Small Engine Repair I
    AGOR 51
    Tractor and Landscape Equipment Operations
    WELD 40
    Introduction to Welding
    AGLI 16
    Horse Production and Management
    Business Management
    Choose three units from the following:3
    BUSM 20
    Principles of Business
    BUSM 66
    Small Business Management
    BUSS 35
    Professional Selling
    BUSS 36
    Principles of Marketing
    Recommended Electives
    AGAG 91
    Agricultural Calculations
    Total Units35-38

    Animal Sciences Website 

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence 

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Contact: Agricultural SciencesTitle: DepartmentContact: agsci@mtsac.edu

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