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Your dream job awaits — Prestage grads are in high demand.

Prestage Degree = Prestigious Careers

CVs with NC State’s Prestage Department of Poultry Science on them get people’s attention. That’s because our graduates are the best in the nation, and our 95% job placement rate speaks for itself.

Follow our science curriculum track, and you’ll be ready to join a research-driven workforce. Choose our technology track, and you’ll be prepared to work in the poultry industry with our stakeholders.

Either way, you’ll earn a degree here that will land you a great job.

From flock supervisors and processing managers to geneticists and vaccine sales representatives, the poultry industry offers a wide variety of career opportunities. And they’re waiting for you.

So join our flock and jumpstart your science or business career with one of our renowned degree programs.

95% of Prestage Grads Get Jobs

Industry demand for our students is high — and growing.

The Sky's the Limit

From research to production to business, career choices in the poultry industry are abundant. And a Prestage degree opens doors to all sorts of opportunities, no matter which degree track you pursue.

The bottom line? Our grads get great jobs.

Here are just a few of the job titles you could have:

Industry Careers

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  • Animal Nutritionist
  • Hatchery Manager
  • Feed Sales Agent
  • Poultry Producer
  • Food Processing Manager
  • Product Engineer
  • Food Safety Inspector
  • Veterinarian


Research and Education Careers

Prestage Dept of Poultry Science graduates have a 95% job placement rate.
  • Agricultural Teacher
  • Nutritionist
  • Avian Physiologist
  • Poultry Extension Agent
  • Geneticist
  • Poultry Professor
  • Laboratory Technical Consultant
  • Research Technician