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Poultry Certificate: Health Focus
Prepares new to middle level employees for growth opportunities in the workplace.

In 12 credits, learn the underlying principles of poultry production and health in a complementary way that prepares you for the next level in your career.  Conceived and designed by industry professionals and UMN educators with your career development in mind, the certificate offers real world examples to take you from knowing the terms to understanding the principles.  This certificate is foundational, and elective courses can be tailored to your growth areas of interest plus level of career.

  • Teaches underlying principles
  • Broadens career prospects
  • Designed to work with your other commitments
  • Higher-level training in poultry health and disease
  • Undergraduate level education for poultry industry professionals and UMN registered students 
  • Designed to accommodate working professionals with weekly deadlines
  • Most courses available online
  • Time Commitment:     
    • Individual courses: 14 weeks (1-3 credits / $875 per credit)
    • Full Certificate program: 2-4 semesters (12 credits / $10,500 total)

Eight credits can be applied to the Applied Poultry Sciences Master Program; ten credits can be applied to the Doctorate Animal Science Graduate Program.

See Signature and Elective courses on 'Our Courses' for complete list of available options.

Scholarships from the MN Turkey Growers Association are currently available! Please find the scholarship application here

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