Sul Ross State University

Sul Ross State University

Animal Science


East Highway 90

Alpine, TX 79832

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. Animal Science; M.Ag. Animal Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Animal Science offers an Associate of Applied Science in Farrier Technology, Meat Technology and Veterinary Health Technology as well as a certificate program in Farrier Technology. Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science can choose a concentration in Agricultural Education with secondary teaching certification, Animal Health Management, Animal Production, Equine Science, Meat Industry Management, Reproductive Physiology and Pre-Veterinary Medicine academic advising. Graduate degrees include a Master of Agriculture (non-thesis) and a Master of Science (thesis) in animal science with concentrations in production, equine, meat science, and reproductive physiology. Our goal is to educate students in the art and science of applied animal knowledge and business practices to manage animals, and to provide the student the best education and training available for professional careers in the animal agricultural industry. We meet this goal with a curriculum solidly grounded in scientific principles that stresses hands-on experience. Our degrees offer great flexibility to customize your educational needs by providing a number of minors to choose from. Some more popular minors include agricultural business, biology, chemistry and industrial technology. The Turner Range Animal Science Center is a 500-acre complex that consists of classrooms, laboratories, offices and animal holding areas. There are special facilities for veterinary technology, farrier technology, meat technology, reproductive physiology, and equine science, as well as swine facilities, a feedlot and special holding pens for student's horses.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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