JWU debuts equine research studies, animal science majors

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI)– Johnson and Wales University (JWU) is providing 2 brand-new bachelor’s degree degrees this year: equine research studies and animal science.

The university stated it’s reengineering its already-existing horse program, which formerly provided equine company management and equine science as 2 different degrees. The Center for Horse Research studies in Rehoboth will likewise close after spring 2025 as part of these modifications.

” We’re so delighted by our animal science offerings,” stated Jacquelyn Bowser, director of JWU’s equine programs. “These reimagined degrees will enable trainees higher chances to be successful in a varied market and have higher hands-on knowing experiences.”

The upgraded program, according to the university, will enable trainees to continue to focus on equine care and company management and the field of equine-assisted treatments.

It will likewise supply more “experiential knowing chances,” such as horseback riding and brand-new research study abroad offerings for all animal science trainees.

” With this most current shift, we are now poised to satisfy the quickly broadening requirement for specialists trained in animal well-being, veterinary health care, lab animal care, health and health and the life sciences,” stated Michael Fein, dean of the JWU College of Arts and Sciences.

Johnson and Wales initially began providing its equine program back in 1980.