University of New Hampshire

College of Life Sciences and Agriculture

Animal Sciences


105 Main St., Thompson Hall

Durham, NH 03824

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.- Animal Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.S. degree in Animal Sciences trains students to develop advanced dairy, immunology, nutritional physiology, obesity and diabetes, reproductive physiology and vascular biology and cardiovascular disease and prepares students for future careers in technical consulting, education, and research in academic, industrial, and government institutions. The degree requires development and completion of thesis research, of publishable quality, in a chosen area of specialization. In addition, M.S. students are considered an integral part of the teaching program and, as such, are provided ample opportunity to gain teaching experience in a variety of offered courses. The graduate program includes the M.S. degree in animal science. Areas of research specialization include dairy cattle nutrition, mammalian physiology and pathology, nutritional biochemistry and metabolism, reproduction and endocrinology. Research activities utilize human, animal, and cell culture systems to investigate nutrient metabolism and a molecular-level understanding of life processes and diseases.


UNH is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges

International Student Requirements:

Non-native English speaking International applicants are required to submit TOEFL examination scores. Demonstration of a sufficient level of English Language proficiency is a prerequisite for admission. Submitted scores that fall below our minimum requirement will be considered unacceptable and grounds for denying admission.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

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