Livestock Systems Management Graduate Certificate

Sponsored by the College of Veterinary Medicine, the graduate Certificate in Livestock Systems Management is designed for livestock industry professionals looking to advance their education. 

Admission Requirement: must hold have a bachelor's degree or equivalent 

Program Length: 3 courses, 24 weeks 

Cost: $2,870

CE
non-
credit
FREE
Learn about the impact of infectious disease on sustainable animal-based food production by understanding the science of growth, immunity, and infection and by learning the problem-solving skills…
3
credit
hours
Students will be exposed to various facets and health problems in both public and veterinary health globally with emphasis on low-income countries. Emphasis will be on how to understand and work…
3
credit
hours
Available Spring 2022
Explore how structured, systems-based thinking – Thinking Process techniques - can be applied to the management of the supply chain for livestock-based food systems. By the end of the course, you…
3
credit
hours
Explore how structured, systems-based thinking – Thinking Process techniques - can be applied to the management of the supply chain for livestock-based food systems. By the end of the course, you…
3
credit
hours
Available Fall 2021
This course will develop skills in collection, organization, wrangling, dashboarding and advanced analytics of data in animal-based food production systems. The course will focus on building skills…
4
credit
hours
Application of statistical methods to epidemiology, clinical and diagnostic medicine, and laboratory biomedical experiments. Emphasizes use of computerized statistical software in biomedical data…
3
credit
hours
Students will learn how to clinically apply pathogen biology, pathology, host responses, and interventions to address respiratory diseases in swine. Learn why these diseases are so important to our…
1
credit
hours
Runs June 14 to August 5
This course breaks downs concepts taught in business schools - and how to apply that information to the livestock industry. In each module, Professor Foreman and Dr. Lowe discuss how these business…
1
credit
hours
Starts May 17, 2021
Designed for veterinary students, this course covers the components and determinants of a healthy livestock system; the interaction between animals (hosts), microorganisms (infectious disease) and…
CE
non-
credit
2 hours CE
This course introduces you to the pathobiology of PRRSv, the principles of designing effective diagnostic testing programs, how to establish herd and system goals for PRRS management and the…
CE
non-
credit
3 hrs CE
Dr. Jim Lowe has written a practical guide to Designing Livestock Biosecurity Systems built on a deep understanding of the scientific literature and his 25 years of experience in practice…
3
credit
hours
available summer 2021
This purpose of this course is to educate you on concepts taught in Business Schools and apply that information to the well-established livestock industry so you can build your best business strategy…
3
credit
hours
Available Spring 2021 (Second 8 weeks)
This course provides a new framework for understanding the anatomical, physiological, immunological, microbiological, and pathological basis of health maintenance in the major body systems impacted…
4
credit
hours
Design a comprehensive biosecurity protocol under the guidance of Dr. Jim Lowe that you can implement in your workplace immediately. Training focuses on the importance and impact of taking a systems-…
3
credit
hours
available summer 2021
Design a comprehensive health improvement plan under the guidance of Dr. Jim Lowe that can implemented in your livestock production system by the end of this 8-week course.
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