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

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Agricultural Managers

      Agricultural Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-9013.00

      Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, and 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, and financial and marketing activities.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $60.55

      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
      $34,271.39
      Annual Job Openings
      7,400

      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 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

      Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

      SOC Career Code: 45-1011.00

      Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of agricultural, forestry, aquacultural, and related 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
      $40,457.93
      Annual Job Openings
      1,940

      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
      $33.03

      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
      $36,194.04
      Annual Job Openings
      49

      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

Certificate & Degree Details

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  • 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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  • 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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