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The primary goal of an Associate of Applied Science is to prepare students for immediate employment after graduation. Students who choose this academic option gain marketable skills for job opportunities in a specific occupation or field.

 

In regards to the study of biological & life sciences, students may focus on one aspect of natural science or study how they work together, such as the environment and human health or biology and geology.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

Top Associate of Applied Science Programs in Life Sciences in USA 2019/2020

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Community Colleges of Spokane

Whether you want to work on a family farm, for an agriculture supply company, or for a local, state, or federal agency, this program can prepare you for a range of career ... [+]

About the Program

If you are interested in agribusiness and farming, the agriculture business program could be for you. Whether you are looking to expand your career in agriculture to the next level or want training to gain entry-level employment in our region's large agribusiness and farming industries, the program's comprehensive training is designed to prepare you for success.

Whether you want to work on a family farm, for an agriculture supply company, or for a local, state, or federal agency, this program can prepare you for a range of career opportunities in the broad field of agriculture.

Agriculture Business

If you're looking to grow your career in agriculture, then a degree in agriculture business could be a great place to start.... [-]

USA Spokane
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Full-time
2 years
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Hawaii Community College

This program prepares students for employment in government service, agribusiness, horticulture, livestock, flowers and foliage, landscape, macadamia nuts, papaya, and co ... [+]

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program prepares students for employment in government service, agribusiness, horticulture, livestock, flowers and foliage, landscape, macadamia nuts, papaya, and coffee industries.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:

Plan and manage projects and cultivate horticultural crops using legal; sustainable; safe; and ecologically, biologically, and technologically sound practices. Design gardens that demonstrate the aesthetic principles of unity, repetition, balance, colour, and texture congruent with the customers’ desires. Operate and maintain tools and equipment. Set-up and manage a business en... [-]
USA Hilo
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Southwestern Michigan College

The SMC curriculum, paired with courses within a particular Michigan State University Certificate Program, prepares students for entry-level employment in agricultural op ... [+]

Agricultural Technology

Associate in Applied Science

Career Pathway: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Career Cluster: Food Products and Processing Systems, Plant Systems, Animal Systems

The SMC curriculum, paired with courses within a particular Michigan State University Certificate Program, prepares students for entry-level employment in agricultural operations.

Salary ranges vary depending upon the type of position obtained, field of choice and geographic region.

Prerequisites Some of the courses in this curriculum have specific prerequisites that may not be listed as part of the degree requirement. These are described in the course descriptions. Students will need to demonstrate profitiencies prior to graduation in reading, mathematics and English based on SMC assessment tests, ACT or SAT scores, or by taking the recommended courses. General Education Requirements ... [-]
USA Dowagiac Niles
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
4 semesters
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Central Wyoming College

Graduates of the Horse Management curriculum earn the skills necessary for management and operation of horse production, training, boarding and sales facilities, includin ... [+]

Horse Management

Graduates of the Horse Management curriculum earn the skills necessary for management and operation of horse production, training, boarding and sales facilities, including equine and business aspects.

Program Requirements Courses Credits Public Speaking OR 3 Horse Production 3 Equine Nutrition 3 Horsemanship I 3 Horse Showmanship 3 Horsemanship II 3 Stock Horse Use & Showing I 3 Stock Horse Use & Showing II OR 3-4 English Equitation I 3 Training for Timed Events 3 Horse Event Production 4 Fund of Teaching Riding 3 English Equitation II 3 Intro to Business 3 General Electives 3 General Ed. Requirements

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC. ​... [-]

USA Riverton Lander Jackson Dubois  + 1 More
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2 years
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Independence Community College

Veterinary Technicians are the ‘nurse practitioners’ of the animal healthcare industry. They assist with day-to-day functions in animal clinics, research faci ... [+]

Veterinary Technology

Veterinary Technicians are the ‘nurse practitioners’ of the animal health care industry. They assist with day-to-day functions in animal clinics, research facilities, zoos, and wildlife facilities and, working under the supervision of a licensed Vet, provide support for all aspects of animal care.

Independence Community College’s Associate of Applied Science Degree offers students training in the form of classroom instruction as well as hands-on field experience and professional internships in animal care facilities. Students can expect to study biology, animal physiology, anatomy, common procedures and medications, health and hygiene, animal handling and other related topics. During the last quarter of the program, students work with real patients in real-life situations which provide them with essential preparation for working with animals and their owners as a Vet Tech.... [-]

USA Independence
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Parkland College

Do you love technology, solving science problems, and working outside? Parkland's precision agriculture program results in diverse career opportunities for graduates. Emp ... [+]

Farming with technology

Do you love technology, solving science problems, and working outside? Parkland's precision agriculture program results in diverse career opportunities for graduates. Employment opportunities are abundant in roles such as precision agriculture technicians, research scientist, crop specialists, etc., who work with soil testing companies, crop consulting firms, and fertilizer and chemical companies. Working in agriculture doesn't always mean farming. Farmers need help making important decisions about what crops to plant, what and how much chemicals to use, and how to improve yield. Precision ag graduates earn a two-year associate in applied science degree that allows them to go right to work helping to feed America! ... [-]

USA Champaign
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus