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Contact: Agricultural SciencesTitle: DepartmentContact: agsci@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Horse Ranch Management - Level I

Natural Sciences Division
Certificate N0488

The Horse Ranch Management - Level II certificate will provide students with intermediate skills that will lead to a career in the equine industry. These courses will concentrate on care and maintenance, basic anatomy and physiology of horses, and breeding procedures. This certificate may aid in the student’s search for an entry level position at a horse facility.

Required Courses

Higher Education, Higher Income:
This award offers multiple levels. Completion of all levels can lead to higher pay.

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      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
      $76.89

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      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $63,847.56
      Annual Job Openings
      5,740

      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

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    • Range Managers

      Range Managers

      SOC Career Code: 19-1031.02

      Research or study range land management practices to provide sustained production of forage, livestock, and wildlife.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $59.59

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      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $79,655.48
      Annual Job Openings
      184

      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
    • Veterinarians

      Veterinarians

      SOC Career Code: 29-1131.00

      Diagnose, treat, or research diseases and injuries of animals. Includes veterinarians who conduct research and development, inspect livestock, or care for pets and companion animals.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $86.04

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      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $105,149.86
      Annual Job Openings
      580

      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

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      Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

      SOC Career Code: 29-2056.00

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      Typical Hourly Salary
      $30.99

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      Median Salary Earnings
      $46,180.83
      Annual Job Openings
      1,071

      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

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      SOC Career Code: 31-9096.00

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      Typical Hourly Salary
      $22.59

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      Median Salary Earnings
      $34,202.81
      Annual Job Openings
      2,377

      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

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      Animal Trainers

      SOC Career Code: 39-2011.00

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      Typical Hourly Salary
      $39.05

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      • Some College
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      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $33,876.26
      Annual Job Openings
      685

      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

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      Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

      SOC Career Code: 39-2021.00

      Feed, water, groom, bathe, exercise, or otherwise care for pets and other nonfarm animals, such as dogs, cats, ornamental fish or birds, zoo animals, and mice. Work in settings such as kennels, animal shelters, zoos, circuses, and aquariums. May keep records of feedings, treatments, and animals received or discharged. May clean, disinfect, and repair cages, pens, or fish tanks.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $32.81

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      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $31,042.60
      Annual Job Openings
      5,797

      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

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    • 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
      $39.20

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      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
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      $46,356.29
      Annual Job Openings
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      SOC Career Code: 45-2021.00

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      Typical Hourly Salary
      $29.53

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      51

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      Farm, Ranch, and Aquaculture Animal Farmworkers

      SOC Career Code: 45-2093.00

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      Typical Hourly Salary
      $23.93

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      • Certificate
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      Median Salary Earnings
      $30,923.12
      Annual Job Openings
      4,183

      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

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Certificate & Degree Details

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  • Horse Ranch Management - Level I

    Natural Sciences Division
    Certificate N0488

    The Horse Ranch Management - Level II certificate will provide students with intermediate skills that will lead to a career in the equine industry. These courses will concentrate on care and maintenance, basic anatomy and physiology of horses, and breeding procedures. This certificate may aid in the student’s search for an entry level position at a horse facility.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Completion of the Horse Ranch Management - Level I coursework11
    PLUS
    Completion of the Horse Ranch Management - Level II coursework7
    Total Units18
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Horse Ranch Management - Level I coursework
    AGAN 2Animal Nutrition3
    AGLI 16Horse Production and Management4
    AGLI 18Horse Ranch Management4
    Total Units11
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Horse Ranch Management - Level II coursework
    AGAG 59Work Experience in Agriculture1
    AGAN 94Animal Breeding3
    AGLI 96Animal Sanitation and Disease Control3
    Total Units7

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    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence 

  • Horse Ranch Management, AS

    Natural Sciences Division
    Degree S0102

    Horse Ranch Management offers students a look into the science, breeding, management and training of horses using a hands-on approach. It helps to prepare students for a variety of jobs in the horse industry and is molded around a core of horse science, agriculture, and general education courses. This program is intended to prepare students for employment following graduation. Students desiring a Bachelor’s Degree (transfer) program should consult with a counselor or advisor to discuss transferability of courses.

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

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    AGAG 59Work Experience in Agriculture 13
    AGAN 2Animal Nutrition3
    AGAN 94Animal Breeding3
    AGLI 16Horse Production and Management4
    AGLI 18Horse Ranch Management4
    AGLI 19Horse Hoof Care2
    AGLI 20Horse Behavior and Training2
    AGLI 96Animal Sanitation and Disease Control3
    AGLI 97Artificial Insemination of Livestock2
    Required Electives
    Choose six units from the following:6
    AGOR 51
    Tractor and Landscape Equipment Operations
    AGOR 53
    Small Engine Repair I
    AGOR 71
    Construction Fundamentals
    BUSM 20
    Principles of Business
    BUSM 66
    Small Business Management
    WELD 40
    Introduction to Welding
    Total Units32

    1 Complete three units of AGAG 59

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    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence 

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