Graduate Degrees

Animal Science

College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

The Master of Animal Science (Non-Thesis) program will provide you with hands-on training in a range of disciplines including basic and applied animal, biomedical, and bioenergy sciences. This degree can be completed in as little as two semesters. It is flexible and self-paced so that you can participate on a full or part-time basis. 

A faculty advisor will help you select courses that support your independent studies project and strengthen your career opportunities. Areas of specialization include:

•  Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics
•  Immunophysiology and Behavior
•  Meat Science and Muscle Biology
•  Microbiology
•  Nutrition
•  Production and Environmental Management
•  Reproductive Biology

Our graduates have a competitive edge in the job market and secure higher-level jobs and increased salaries because of their advanced knowledge, experience, and skillset. Other graduates strengthen their application to professional degree programs such as veterinary medicine. 

See program overview and degree requirements.