Agriculture

Become a Food Scientist!

Want to help farmers increase their production? A career as a Food Science Technician could be the perfect career for you! West Hills College’s certificate and degree programs will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to becoming successful in your future career as an agricultural and food science technician.

What do Agricultural and Food Science Technicians do?

Agricultural and food science technicians work in enclosed areas like greenhouses, offices, and laboratories and examine the quality of the agricultural productions. They analyze and measure crops, help with the breeding of animals, and increase the resistance of disease and insects in plants and animals. West Hills College’s certificate and degree programs will give you the knowledge necessary to ensure the health and safety of each crop and living creature within the sphere of agriculture.

What would I earn as an Agricultural and Food Science Technician?

In 2018, the average annual salary for an agricultural and food science technician in California was $42,589.

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