The Equine Science program provides a well-rounded, science-based education encompassing both classroom and experiential learning opportunities. For individuals interested in pursuing their education beyond a Bachelor of Science degree, the Equine Science curriculum can be tailored to meet the requirements for veterinary schools and graduate programs.
The Equine Science major is designed to provide a strong overall background with supporting course work in the sciences, humanities and general education. An Equine Science minor through North Dakota State University allows students to explore several equine-related courses and gain general horse industry knowledge. Students can also receive a minor in Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies which focuses on coursework in equine science, human development, and psychology.
The Equine Science Program has outstanding faculty members with diverse backgrounds in the equine industry who are ready to help students learn and thrive at NDSU. Our faculty have taught internationally, earned multiple teaching and advising awards, and maintain active research programs.