Program Overview

Associates of Science Equine Management

Earn a highly desirable degree and in-demand credential through Florida International College’s A.S. Equine Management program at the world famous Al-Marah Arabian Horse Farm. Our Associate of Science program provides students with the most up-to date knowledge and practical skills to succeed as an equine professional in a specialized equine industry.

The Equine Management degree program offers students a broad foundation

of knowledge of the functions of the various segments of the equine science and equine industry. Students will be introduced to key scientific and business concepts and skills essential for success in the equine industry. Students will be prepared to pursue a career in farm management, trainer, assistant trainer, equine business and sales professional.

Class Size Is Limited

Session & Registration Deadlines

Session 1

Start Date: August 1, 2016
Registration Deadline: July 15, 2016

Session 3

Start Date: January 9, 2017
Registration Deadline: December 16, 2016

Session 2

Start Date: October 3, 2016
Registration Deadline: September 16, 2016

Session 4

Start Date: April 3, 2017
Registration Deadline: March 17, 2017

Relevant coursework

World Champion Trainers

Your personal interests & Your Equine Management education opens the door to many diverse employment opportunities within the horse industry. Extra curricular experience available within the program, in the saddle and on the farm.

Practical interactions

Hands-On Training

Graduates of the Florida International College Equine Management program have the opportunity to take a variety of employment tracks in the horse industry. Your classroom and unique hands-on experience will provide a platform for jobs such as an assistant trainer, assistant farm manager, assistant breeding farm manager, riding instructor, retail sales position in pharmaceuticals, fee, clothing, tack and equipment, farm and ranch equipment and a host of other related positions.

The Al-Marah Equine School is preparing students for one of 1.6 million jobs working with the 4 million horses in the US, in a $300 billion equine industry!


Core Major Requirements

CourseCourse TitleCredit Hours
General Ed Requirements
ENC1101English Composition 13
PSY 2001General Psychology3
SPC 1001Fundamentals of Speech Comm.3
MAT 1001College Algebra3
COM 1100Cross-Culture Communication3
Subtotal Credit Hours15
CourseCourse TitleCredit Hours
Core Requirements
ENC1101Introduction to Equine Management3
ENC1010Equine Anatomy and Physiology4
ENC1110Equine Disease and Lameness4
ENC1120Equine Nutrition3
ENC1310Equine Conformation and Judging4
ENC1320Equine Training and Conditioning I3
ENC1420Equine Training and Conditioning II3
ENC2010Equine Business Management3
ENC2020Equine Sales and Marketing3
ENC2120Equine Reproduction and Genetics4
ENC2222Horsemanship and Equitation I3
ENC3333Horsemanship and Equitation II3
ENC3400Equine Farm and Stable Practicum I3
ENC3500Equine Farm and Stable Practicum II3
ENC4000Equine Capstone3
Total Program Core49

General Education Requirements

Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
Intro to Equine Management3Equine Confirmation and Judging4
Equine Anatomy and Physiology4Equine Disease and Lameness4
Horsemanship and Equitation I3Horsemanship and Equitation II3
English Composition I3College Algebra3
General Psychology3Fundamentals of Speech3
Total Credit Hours16Total Credit Hours17
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
Equine Nutrition3Reproduction and Genetics4
Equine Training & Conditioning I3Equine Sales and Marketing3
Equine Business Management3Equine Training & Conditioning II3
Equine Farm & Stable Practicum I3Equine Farm & Practicum II3
Cross Cultural Communication3Equine Capstone3
Total Credit Hours15Total Credit Hours16