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Animal Sciences

We are a diverse department committed to animal science and service. Our investment in scientific research aims to optimize animal and environmental health and productivity. Through scientific inquiry we enhance our community engagement in equine assisted therapies and land stewardship practices.

Animal and Equine Science

 We are focused on developing industry leaders and improving profitable production of horses and food animals through the application of science and technology, resource management and food product enhancement, with emphasis on addressing societal issues concerning food safety, product quality and value, animal care and management, and environmental impacts of animal agriculture.

Animal Sciences

Equine Science

Animal Sciences Research Programs

Our research covers a spectrum of subjects including equine science, genetics, livestock health and welfare, and meat safety. We are motivated by our commitment to improve stewardship for our livestock and the land that sustains them.

Outreach and Engagement

We are focused on developing industry leaders and improving profitable production of horses and food animals through the application of science and technology, resource management and food product enhancement.

And emphasize addressing societal issues concerning food safety, product quality and value, animal care and management, and environmental impacts of animal agriculture.

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Story of Impact

Bella Pulido

Growing up, Bella Pulido always saw herself as an ag person, but she learned “ag” looks different for everyone. She saw an opportunity to create a new space for Agricultural Sciences students who come from backgrounds that may look different from their cohorts’. Valuing diverse voices and contributions from the broader ag community are a crucial element to our students’ success and advancing the animal science industry.

Upcoming Department Events and News

Four CSU leaders featured among Who’s Who in Agriculture for 2022

The leaders made the Denver Business Journal list based on their innovative work within the agricultural industry. The post Four CSU leaders featured among Who’s Who in Agriculture for 2022 appeared first on College of Agricultural Sciences.

A lifetime of inspiration fuels CSU alum to give back

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Animal Science Degrees and Programs

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Undergraduate Degrees

Equine Science

Develop in-depth scientific knowledge of the horse and apply those principles to the growing industry. Gain a broad understanding of the business, recreational and production aspects of the industry.

Degree Details for Equine Science

Animal Science

Develop an industry-oriented, science-based education that focuses on food-producing animals while learning technical, practical, and business skills involved in livestock production.

Degree Details for Animal Science

Graduate Degrees

M.S. in Animal Science

Develop an industry-oriented, science-based education that prepares you for careers in animal agriculture or one of many industries associated with livestock production.

Degree Details for M.S. in Animal Science

Ph.D. in Animal Science

Study breeding and genetics, livestock/beef management systems, livestock behavior and welfare, meat science/food safety-microbiology nutrition and reproduction.

Degree Details for Ph.D. in Animal Science

Master of Agriculture (M.Agr.) in Agricultural Sciences – Integrated Resource Management – Online

Understand how agricultural resource systems work together in a comprehensive way, and how to apply them in an agricultural management setting.

Degree Details for Master of Agriculture (M.Agr.) in Agricultural Sciences – Integrated Resource Management – Online

Certificate

Beef Feedlot Management

Prepare for a career in the cattle feeding industry and associated allied industries.

Degree Details for Beef Feedlot Management

Animal Nutrition

Prepare for a career that requires specialized training in feeding and nutritional management of animals or for advanced studies in the field of animal nutrition.

Degree Details for Animal Nutrition

Meat Science

Prepare for a career that requires specialized training in meat processing technology, product quality, microbiology and meat safety or for advanced studies in Meat Science or Food Safety.

Degree Details for Meat Science

Contact the Department of Animal Sciences

Animal Sciences Building 
350 W. Pitkin St. 
Campus Delivery 1171 
Colorado State University 
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1171
(970) 491-6672
CAS_Ansci@mail.colostate.edu