Areas of Study
Because of the strong cross-disciplinary nature of Animal Science, students pursing graduate degrees in Animal Science typically focus their programs within a particular area of study. A number of different animal models may be utilized in order to address key research questions within each discipline.
Areas of study available to students within the Department of Animal Science include Genetics and Genomics, Nutrition, Reproductive and Lactational Physiology, Production Management, Biotechnology and Animal Well-Being.
For general information about each discipline area as well as information on Animal Science faculty members working in each area and an example graduate plan of work for each disipline, click on the links below: