• Veterinarian
  • Veterinarian Assistant
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Animal Biotechnologist
  • Meat Inspector
  • Livestock Buyer
  • Marine Biologist
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Agricultural and Food Scientist

For individuals who


Are interested in advancing your scientific knowledge to prepare you for a career in agricultural business or the industry of livestock production.

Looking for

Specialized training in your interest area with hands-on research opportunities.

To become

  • County Extension Agent
  • Data Program Specialist
  • Farm Manager
  • Feed Consultant
  • Field Service Technician
  • Herdsman

Program Description

The Department of Animal Sciences offers graduate study leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Advanced work may involve specialized training in the following areas: animal breeding, animal nutrition, animal genetics, animal health and stewardship, physiology of reproduction, meat and muscle science, and nutritional physiology.

Student research and academic programs are tailored to individual student needs and interests. Interdisciplinary approaches to Animal Sciences programs are fostered.