Poultry Science

Available at: Athens

Poultry Science majors receive broad training in the science and business of poultry production. Students take traditional poultry courses dealing with production, management, breeding, nutrition, anatomy and physiology, processing and diseases. Students can also choose to supplement their degree with additional agribusiness and science courses to prepare them for the wide variety of positions available in the poultry industry.


Coursework

View the required Poultry Science courses and available electives in the UGA Bulletin. You will determine the right courses to match your interests with assistance from your advisor.


Prepare

To prepare for courses to earn a Poultry Science degree we recommend you:

  • Participate in FFA Poultry Judging
  • Participate in 4-H Poultry Judging
  • Participate in 4-H Poultry Science Project Achievement
  • Take AP and Honors science courses

Hands-On Learning


Prospective Student Contact

Current Student Contact

Devin Mcleod Academic Advisor
Office of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Learn more

Visit the department of Poultry Science.


What can I do with a major in Poultry Science? Information from the UGA Career Center.

 

What jobs can I get with Poultry Science degree?

Career Potential

  • Breeder Manager
  • Complex Compliance Officer
  • Extension Agent
  • Feed Inspector
  • Flock Supervisor
  • Hatchery Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Quality Assurance/Control
  • Turkey Grower
  • Veterinary/Professional School

Entry-Level Salary

$30,000 to $60,000


 

How do I pay for college?

Scholarships

Each year the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) awards scholarships to students enrolled in our majors.

CAES Scholarships

 

Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines and eligibility requirements, visit the University of Georgia Office of Student Financial Aid.