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Earning your ASU degree in food animal science and marketing will open doors for you into a variety of career fields.

You can expect to find career opportunities in food product development, state and federal inspections, research, quality assurance, food safety and product marketing, among others.

A Minor in Food Science is also available.

Program Faculty

Because of the wide range of subjects covered by this degree, you’ll get to know many of our award-winning faculty. They are always available to you during their office hours, and you’ll work side by side with them in class and on research projects.

Career Opportunities

Start your career as soon as you graduate. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that career opportunities for meat and food scientists will grow by 7%, adding over 35,000 jobs by 2028.

  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “Mr. Corey Owens is such an asset within the Agriculture Department. Not only is he knowledgeable in the classes he teaches, he also goes out of his way to develop personal relationships with his students.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Jaelynn Page</strong>, Agricultural Science and Leadership</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “Dr. Cody Scott is a great professor and really made it a point to make sure we were understanding the material, even if the scientific name was hard to pronounce!”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Hannah Hoelscher</strong>, Class of 2017, B.S. in Animal Science</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “In the Ag Department, there’s a lot more hands-on learning than most universities because of the smaller class sizes. You’re actually getting to interact and do things with the animals, do things on the ranch.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong><a href="/iamangelo/trevor.php">Trevor Schwartz</a></strong>, Agribusiness</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “Almost all of my professors have current hands on projects in their field that help you understand the real world side of the agriculture industry.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Jaelynn Page</strong>, Class of 2021, is majoring in agriculture science and leadership</p> </blockquote>
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Our Courses

Expand your options with this wide-ranging degree that includes classes in everything from animal products and industry, food regulations and safety, and product development - to agricultural economics and marketing.

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