Poultry Meat Production Certificate
The Poultry Meat Production Certificate is now available for enrollment on the Continuing and Professional Education (CPED) website at cped.tamu.edu. Program participants must create a free account on this website to make a one-time payment and access course content. Participants will use their account to view lecture videos and complete quizzes and exams in a self-paced format. Participants must obtain a minimum of 50% of the points possible for each course to complete the course and move on to the next. Participants who pass all four courses will receive a Certificate of Completion.
What is the Poultry Meat Production Certificate Program?
The Poultry Meat Production Certificate program is a non-transcripted online certificate program in Poultry Science in the area of Poultry Meat Production. This program is designed for those individuals who are seeking to increase their knowledge about poultry meat production. The certificate requires the satisfactory completion of four poultry science courses. TAMU Students who are currently pursuing or have already earned a BS in Poultry Science are not eligible to receive this certificate. There are no requirements for prior education or experience to complete the Certificate program, however participants will find it helpful to have a basic understanding of biology and chemistry to succeed in the courses.
All courses are taught by members of the Poultry Science faculty and are completely online.
Courses for this Certificate Include:
General Avian Sciences – Introduction to the poultry industry to include past, present and future industry dynamics; avian anatomy/physiology as they impact commercial production; management principles and practices of breeding, incubation, brooding, nutrition, disease control and marketing technology.
Poultry Meat Production – Modern integrated broiler and turkey production; housing and equipment, flock health, pest control, grower relations, marketing and financial management.
Breeder & Hatchery Management – Housing and equipment, incubation technology, embryology, nutrition and flock health.
Animal Waste Management – An applied approach to current and emerging issues relating to responsible management of animal waste; the role of biological aspects of production management decisions evaluated in an examination of regulatory and environmental requirements; current case studies and exposure to field situations.
Have Specific Questions?
For specific questions regarding the Poultry Meat Production certificate and courses, please contact:
Jill Domel, Ph.D.
Instructional Assistant Professor
Distance Education Coordinator
Our mailing address is:
Texas A&M University
Poultry Science Department
101 Kleberg Center
College Station, Texas 77843-2472