Animal Nutrition Major

Animal Nutrition prepares people to apply the principles of biology and chemistry to proteins, fats, carbohydrates, water, vitamins, and feed additives as related to animal health and the production of improved animal products.

Animal Nutrition majors and degree programs generally include instruction in nutrition science, animal health and physiology, biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, animal husbandry, and food science.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Animal Nutrition (use the College Search feature and enter " Animal Nutrition " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Animal Nutrition?

Completing this major/degree program, typically individuals are preparing for careers related to the dietary needs of animals in captivity: livestock, pets, and animals in wildlife rehabilitation facilities

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Animal Nutrition:

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

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