Master of Science in Animal Science
The Master of Science program in the Department of Animal Science offers preparation for a future in teaching, research, extension, livestock and dairy production, and in industries involving food technology, livestock products and livestock management. The curriculum and individual student degree plan is designed to develop new understanding through research and creativity. Courses are selected by the student and his/her advisory committee to develop skills and expertise in specific academic areas to meet each student’s career objectives. Students conduct research, write a thesis on original research as directed by the student’s advisory committee and undergo a final examination. The student’s thesis seminar will be announced for public attendance prior to the final exam.
A minimum of 32 or 36 hours is required for the Master of Science degree depending on the thesis option. Approximately 12 credit hours are to be taken outside of the student’s degree option. Students must complete 12 credit hours on the campus at College Station to satisfy the residence requirement. (See the graduate catalog for more details.)
- Degree: Master of Science in Animal Science
- Credit Hours: 36 total credit hours- Non-Thesis, 32 total credit hours- Thesis
Texas A&M University is the premier choice to gain a graduate degree, thanks to our national academic ranking and high financial value. Joining the Aggie Family and gaining an advanced degree from Texas A&M puts students in the highest class of job candidates.
Official TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. Official scores must be sent by ETS directly to Texas A&M University using the school code: 6003. Visit the Graduate and Professional School website for a list of requirements, exemptions and other useful information regarding the TOEFL/IELTS Exams.
Students will receive an admissions decision either in a letter from the Texas A&M University Office of Admissions or from the department.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
By submitting a financial aid application and a scholarship application, students are reviewed for all the types of financial aid that they are eligible for. Remember: each student’s financial aid eligibility may vary. The types of financial aid students are offered is based on the data provided on their financial aid and/or scholarship application.