Master of Equine Industry Management

The Master of Equine Industry Management (MEIM) is designed to prepare a student for a variety of careers in the equine industry. It is intended to provide students with a core set of skills considered to be vital to the equine industry and to guide students in customizing internship experiences based upon specific career path interests. The curriculum is focused on developing skill sets in equine sciences, marketing, management, public affairs, communication, and leadership. 

An individual with a baccalaureate degree (minimum GPR of 3.25) from a college or university of recognized standing may apply for admission to graduate studies to pursue the non-thesis degree of Master of Equine Industry Management. The MEIM degree is offered through the Department of Animal Science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The degree program is designed to admit a cohort of students (maximum of 10 students) each fall semester. The candidate's advisory committee shall specify prerequisite work where necessary. 

The student must demonstrate problem solving capabilities. Degree candidates may enhance such capabilities by completion of 6 semester credit hours of Professional Internship experience designed to provide practical application in one or more aspects of the equine industry.