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Dairy and Livestock Technician

Career Area: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-091-5
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Dairy and Livestock Technician Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

  • A.I. Technician
  • Assistant herds person for a dairy or livestock operation
  • Feed specialist on a farm
  • Assistant calf barn manager

Dairy and Livestock Technician Programs

Students entering the Agribusiness, Science & Technology - Dairy and Livestock Technician program should:

  • Have a strong attention to detail.
  • Enjoy working with people.
  • Be willing to try new and innovative ideas.
  • Have a good understanding of agriculture.
  • Enjoy science and mathematics.
Dairy and Livestock Technician Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Southwest Dairy and Livestock Technician at Southwest