Master of Science in Animal Science
The MS Animal Science program is designed for students with baccalaureate degrees to receive deeper academic background and postgraduate training in various sub-disciplines under the field of Animal Science including Animal Breeding, Animal Nutrition, Animal Physiology, Animal Production, Dairy Technology, and Meat Science. It is composed of 24 units coursework (15 units major; 9 units minor), 6 units of thesis, and 1 unit of seminar.
Postgraduate study in Animal Science equips graduates both with theoretical knowledge and technical skills necessary to handle key positions in government, academic institutions, and private companies. Those who have passion for learning and intend to do or advance in research with the goal of improving animal productivity are encouraged to consider graduate studies in Animal Science.
Doctor of Philosophy in Animal Science
The doctorate degree in Animal Science is a highly research-oriented program intended for MS Animal Science graduates who would want to gain advanced knowledge on a particular Animal Science niche. Students may specialize in Animal Breeding, Animal Nutrition, Animal Physiology, and Animal Production. The program requires 12 units of dissertation, 15 units of major courses, 9 units of cognate courses, and 1 unit of seminar.
With the academic background in Animal Science and in the chosen cognate, the PhD Animal Science program aims to develop the ability of the students to undertake independent and original research and scholarly work at the highest quality standards.