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M.S. in Animal Science

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

The Master in Science in Animal Science graduate program helps students develop an industry-oriented, science-based education that prepares you for careers in animal agriculture or one of many industries associated with livestock production.

Learn more here.

Where You’ll Find Us

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B.W. Pickett Arena and Temple Grandin Equine Center

Learn equine handling skills and serve diverse clients at a place of healing, treatment, education and research.

Teaching at ARDEC.

Agricultural Research & Development Center

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

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 at the on-campus Where Food Comes From Market.

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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 
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Department Advisor

Monica Thrasher

For more information, contact Monica Thrasher, Academic Contact for the Department of Animal Sciences.