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Ph.D. in Animal Science

Do You Want to Improve the Welfare of Animals, Nutrition and Food Safety?

The Doctor of Philosophy in Animal Science graduate program allows students to study breeding and genetics, livestock/beef management systems, livestock behavior and welfare, meat science/food safety-microbiology nutrition and reproduction.

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Where You’ll Find Us


Agricultural Research and Development Center

Work directly with crops and livestock at this research and teaching complex — one of ten around the state.

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Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building

CSU’s new home for Colorado agriculture, student aspirations and agricultural innovation for global impact.

Learn more about the Nutrien Building

Working at JBS Global Food Innovation center.

JBS Global Food Innovation Center in honor of gary and kay smith

Operate food supply equipment and process food in this state-of-the-art laboratory. Food is sold through Ram Country Meats at the on-campus Where Food Comes From Market.

Learn more about the JBS GFIC

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Related Interests

  • Agriculture
  • Science
  • Animal Biology 
  • Nutrition
  • Genetics
  • Food Safety
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Related Careers

  • Branded Beef Companies
  • Breed Organizations
  • Cooperative Extension
  • Dairy Farms 
  • Feed Companies
  • Feedlots
  • Livestock Service Organizations
  • Meat Scientist
  • Pharmaceutical Firms
  • Ranches 
Pablo Pinedo

Graduate Program Director

Dr. Pablo Pinedo

Please contact Dr. Pindeo in Animal Sciences with your graduate program questions:

Heidi Redmond

Graduate Program Coordinator

Heidi Redmond

Please contact Heidi in Animal Sciences with your graduate program questions: