The Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences (ADVS) offers comprehensive and exciting opportunities for students seeking MS and PhD degrees in the Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences. Students may choose from a series of knowledge-based specializations in Animal Nutrition, Animal Molecular Genetics, Reproduction and Development, and Animal Health and Disease.
Students specializing in these disciplines will become skilled in the applications of molecular biology, genomics, metabolomics, proteomics and bioinformatics. For students seeking careers in production animal agriculture, ADVS also offers Animal and Dairy Management degree options. Management options prepare students for the challenges facing the animal industry and commodity groups in the 21st century.