• Overview
  • Make novel discoveries in animal science.

    Innovations in animal science contribute to responsible breeding practices, meat and dairy quality and production, the general well-being of animals, and other important areas of the fast-changing animal agriculture industry.

    As a doctoral student, you will gain the advanced knowledge and independent research skills to make your own mark on the field. You will conduct original research on a topic that interests you in the form of a dissertation and publish two or more articles of your experiments and findings in an academic periodical.

    Specializations include animal growth, nutrition and reproduction.

  • Degree Fit
  • This program could be a good fit if you:
    • Hold a master’s degree in animal or health sciences
    • Want to lead original research in the field
    • Have a desire to positively advance animal agriculture
    • Have strong research and critical-thinking skills
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Professor
    • Industry consultant
    • Research scientist