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1 Swine Education In-Service Chelsey Branderhorst US Pork Center of Excellence

2 Where are we headed? Swine Science Online program overview – Host institutions, courses and instructors USPCE Swine Science Online Certificate Growth of the program How you can get involved

3 Program Overview Online undergraduate program in swine science – Goal: Educating and training future pork professionals that will benefit the pork industry by inspiring career interest through academic training and application – Vision: To ensure the pork industry is led and managed by individuals who have a broad production and educational experience

4 Overview of the program Part of Great Plains IDEA and AG*IDEA Consortium Taught by leading university swine science instructors Offer 17 courses One credit courses – Exception: Basic and Advanced Swine Science 2 credits Common course fee: Students pay $360 per credit

5 Partners AG*IDEA 4 Host Institutions – Iowa State University – North Carolina State University – South Dakota State University – University of Missouri Work with Online Campus Coordinators

6 Instructors 16 instructors from: Iowa State University Kansas State North Carolina A&T North Carolina State University Penn State Purdue University South Dakota State University University of Missouri Virginia Tech

7 Courses Offered Basic Swine Science (2 credits) Advanced Swine Science (2 credits) Swine Breeding & Gestation Management Farrowing Management Swine Nursery & Finishing Management Employee Management for the Swine Industry Swine Health & Biosecurity Internship in the Swine Industry

8 Courses Offered Pork Export Markets Marketing & Risk Management in the Swine Industry Swine Environment Management Swine Manure & Nutrient Management Pork Product & Quality Safety Swine Feed Mill Management Swine Nutrition Swine Business & Records Management **

9 Student Credit Hour Generation by Institution

10 Student Credit Hours Generated by Term

11 Program Certificate USPCE Swine Science Online Certificate – 12 credits: 7 required and 5 electives Application with transcript – $150 fee 2014: 3 completed certificates – ISU – 1 – NCSU – 1 – SDSU – 1

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13 Build student enrollment Increase number of host institutions Add course instructors Growth of the program

14 Build Student Enrollment Student types: – Current university student – Adult learner – Continuing education

15 Build Student Enrollment Share the word in your circle Professionalism Folder E-Blasts for courses and enrollment dates USPCE Newsletter Posters for campus and workplace

16 Institutions Work with USPCE and AG*IDEA for accepting transfer credits Collaborate with AG*IDEA to become host institution

17 We need you! Swine Business and Records Analysis – Instructor Needed!! New course instructors: – University swine science instructors – Can adjunct with current host institutions

18 Thank you! Chelsey Branderhorst Program Manager US Pork Center of Excellence


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