University of Idaho

College of Graduate Studies

Animal Physiology


University of Idaho, P.O. Box 442339

University of Idaho

Moscow, ID 83844

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. Animal Physiology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Sharpen your expertise in the laboratory. Design and carry out scientific experiments, interpret and validate data, and present and publish your findings. Select a specialization in animal growth, nutrition or reproduction. Before entering the four-year program, you'll choose a major professor to serve on your graduate committee and to guide your independent research. Independent research projects include the following: Dissertation: Write a proposal for a study that will seek to provide an answer to a significant question. Carry out scientific data collection and carefully document your results. Achieve independence in your research. Publish two or more articles of your experiments and findings in an academic periodical. Defense: Present your findings in a lecture to your professors and peers. Demonstrate your expertise in a question and answer session. You'll have opportunities to work with professors who actively conduct research that contributes to knowledge of animal science nationally and internationally. Our professors analyze important topics such as cloning, breeding, pregnancy, lactation, and the health of animals and the environment. Some Teaching/Research Assistantships available for graduate students in this program.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 78

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 359 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 7162 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 12788 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Distant Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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