Large Animal Food Animal and Equine Surgery and Medicine Major

Description: A program that focuses on the scientific study of the internal medicine and invasive and noninvasive treatment of herd, work, sport, and food animals. Includes instruction in equine medicine, swine and dairy medicine, food animal medicine, pathophysiology, large animal diseases, large animal anesthesiology and surgical procedures, preoperative and postoperative care, and specific medical specialties such as dentistry, ophthalmology, oncology, obstetrics/theriogenology, and orthopedics. Is Large Animal Food Animal and Equine Surgery and Medicine the right major for you?
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Large Animal Food Animal and Equine Surgery and Medicine Major

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Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$92,570

Media Hourly Wage

$44.50*

Total Employed Nationally

54,480


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010 wage data external site and 2008-2018 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2008-2018). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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