Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Students entering the Equine Racing Management A.A.S. degree program are generally focused on licensure and the care and conditioning of the race horse. Some choose to continue in racetrack management areas such as race secretary, sports writers, announcers or track managers. Positions in equine sales, breeding and allied areas such as feed or pharmaceutical representatives and vocational teaching are also possible.

Another option at Morrisville is in the dual-degree third-year option in Equine Science and Management/Agricultural Business. This degree option provides students with additional business management practices, while perfecting their manipulative skills in the training area. This option combines agricultural business and business courses needed for enhanced management skills, with upper-division equine courses.

Students may concentrate in any one of the following equine specialty areas: English, Western or Racing. Many graduates also choose to pursue baccalaureate degree programs, including the baccalaureate degree programs offered at Morrisville.

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Admissions Requirements

This program is a ThinkPad University curriculum in which the use of laptop computers is integrated into courses.

At least two units each of defined math and science are desirable, as are additional units in science (chemistry and biology).

Morrisville State College has a rolling admission policy; notification of acceptance begins November 1. SAT or ACT exams are recommended (required for baccalaureate degree programs), and an on-campus interview is encouraged.