Dairy Science prepares people to focus on the application of biological and chemical principles to the production and management of dairy animals and the production and handling of dairy products.
Dairy Science majors and degree programs generally include instruction in animal sciences, nutrition sciences, food science and technology, biochemistry, and related aspects of human and animal health and safety.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Dairy Science (use the College Search feature and enter " Dairy Science " 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 Dairy Science?
Completing this major/degree program, you will likely find a career where you can apply your knowledge in the selection, breeding, nutrition, reproduction, growth, and management of livestock and companion animals.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Dairy Science:
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.
Publications/Magazines in Dairy Science: