BS Animal Science (Nutrition Option)
Bachelor Degree

BS Animal
Science (Nutrition Option)

At OPSU, our BS in Animal Science program offers a specialized path for those passionate about animal nutrition. Join us to explore the vital role of nutrition in animal agriculture while benefiting from affordability and excellence in your education.

Dive into the world of animal science with a Nutrition Option at OPSU. Our BS in Animal Science program emphasizes practical and technical training in areas such as selection, breeding, feeding, and management of livestock, with a strong focus on animal nutrition. With access to the university's purebred herds of Angus beef cattle, a flock of sheep, and a small commercial swine herd, as well as the Firestone Meats Lab for meat science training, you'll gain hands-on experience. Our primary goal is to equip you with a comprehensive understanding of livestock and associated industries. Most laboratory assignments take place at our university farm, allowing you to closely engage with real-world challenges facing High Plains producers. Earn your Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science with a specialization in Nutrition and open doors to a range of rewarding career opportunities.

Program Contact

Dr. Crystal Tolle

Department Chair


SAB 119

Program type



College of Agriculture, Science & Nursing