Animal Science

Animal Science Careers

Graduates find employment working in:

  • livestock production
  • livestock sales and marketing
  • livestock processing
  • animal genetics


Starting Wages: $25,000 - $35,000 per year*

*As reported by the Agriculture and Natural Resources department.


ADM Nutrition Quincy, IL
Heartland Co-op West Des Moines, IA
JBS Swift & Co. Marshalltown, IA
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. Waterloo, IA
USDA Food Safety Inspection Service

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
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Program Advisors

Ole Cleveland
Bremer Hall 111C
319-296-2329 ext.1414
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Dresden Wulf
Bremer Hall 111D
319-296-2329 ext.1084
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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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