The mission of the NDSU Department of Animal Sciences is to generate and share knowledge about the health and welfare of animals, the products they produce, and the roles they play in improving human lives.
The Animal Sciences undergraduate program offers students professional training designed to prepare them for careers in animal agriculture, animal agribusiness, animal health and allied industries, equine science, veterinary technology, and other related fields. Our undergraduate curriculum emphasizes the application of biological and physical principles, as well as the social sciences associated with animal agribusiness. Majors as well as minors are available in Animal Science, Equine Science, and Veterinary Technology.
The Department Animal Sciences offers post-graduate degree programs at the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy levels. Advanced degrees can be obtained with major emphasis in Animal Breeding, Meat Science, Nutrition, Nutritional Physiology and Physiology of Reproduction.