What will I learn?

The Animal and Dairy Sciences program offers graduate study toward the Master of Science (thesis and non-thesis options) in Agriculture with a concentration in Animal Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences with a concentration in Animal and Dairy Science. Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy programs in Animal Nutrition; Food Science; Animal Physiology; and Genetics are also available through the interdepartmental programs

For the master's degree in Agriculture with a concentration in Animal Science or the PhD degree in Agriculture with a concentration in Animal and Dairy Sciences, the student must have completed or will be required to complete in addition to the graduate coursework, 9 credit hours (4000 level or above) of animal/dairy sciences courses. These 9 credit hours must include at least one course in breeding, nutrition, or reproduction and at least one course in a species-specific production system.

Which department am I in?

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Study options

Full Time (30 hours)

Tuition fees
US$24,900.00 per year
USD $12,450 per Semester
Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Mississippi State University

Starkville Campus, 25 Old Main,

101 Montgomery Hall,

MISSISSIPPI STATE,

Mississippi,

39762, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An applicant must request an official transcript from the bachelor’s degree institution and from each college or university attended following the bachelor’s degree.

For international students

An applicant must request an official transcript from the bachelor’s degree institution and from each college or university attended following the bachelor’s degree.

550 PBT or 79 iBT (TOEFL) or 6.5 (IELTS)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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