B.S. in Equine Science
The Equine Science major from Colorado State University prepares students to serve the many needs of a growing industry and focuses on providing students with an in-depth scientific knowledge of the varied functions of the horse and how to relate those scientific principles to the industry.
|Full-time Duration:||4 years|
|Starting in:||January, August|
|Tuition Fee:||$32,734 per year|
|Location:||Fort Collins, CO, United States|
Students of the Equine Science major from Colorado State University have the opportunity to develop a broad understanding of the horse as it relates to business, recreational, and production aspects of the industry.
Currently, CSU has the most comprehensive equine program in the United States with major efforts in research, teaching, and public service.
Successful students will demonstrate:
- Broad-based understanding of biological principles and develop the ability to incorporate the use of these principles into the horse industry
- An understanding of business/economic principles and their application to equine enterprises
- Ability to critically evaluate equine industry issues
- Problem-solving and leadership skills that enhance professional success
- The opportunity to attend professional and/or graduate school
- Positions that provide services to the horse industry
- Management of equine production systems such as breeding farms
- Positions with horse organizations and horse shows
- Education positions with cooperative extension and colleges and universities
“My experience at CSU, and particularly in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology has been invaluable! The program was both challenging and supportive.”
Sara Bombaci // Master of Science