Animal Science

FVSU's master of science in animal science degree program provides the opportunity for advanced study of livestock and other animal species as it relates to their biological systems, behavior, health, reproduction, growth, and management of their living environments.

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Program Objectives

Degree Offered

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Animal Science offers specialization in:


Admission Requirements

Students who have completed a Bachelor of Science in biological sciences degree with a GPA of 2.75 or better (on a 4.0 scale) will be admitted to the program.

Students whose native language is not English will be required to fulfill regular admissions requirements and score at least 500 on TOEFL.

Graduation Requirements

Students will be required to take 37 credit hours of graduate level courses including 6 credit hours of thesis research. The program may be completed in 5 semesters (at most) by full time students.