Animal Science (ANSC), M.Sc. in United States

University of Arkansas Fayetteville

Study in:United States
35 days
Deadline: 1 Aug 2019


Primary Areas of Faculty Research: Animal Science (ANSC); animal physiology; animal breeding (genetics); meat science (muscle biology); parasitology. A student can transition from the non-thesis to a thesis program with the approval of the graduate adviser and the department head.  A student desiring to transition from the thesis to the non-thesis program must have the approval of the graduate adviser, the M.S. thesis committee, the department head, and the graduate dean.  In addition, no credit will be granted for thesis hours, and a maximum of six hours of course work completed at the time of transition can be counted in the non-thesis degree program. Students in the non-thesis option are not eligible for departmental assistantships.

Program Structure

Courses include

  • Principles of Experimentation
  • Statistical Methods
  • Statistics Methods Laboratory
  • Statistics in Education and Health Professions
  • Educational Statistics and Data Processing
  • Advanced Animal Genetics
  • Quantitative Inheritance
  • Brain & Behavior

Academic Requirements

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • The student pursuing a program for a Master of Science degree must meet all general requirements of the Graduate School. In addition, the student must have completed the B.S. degree, preferably in a college or university with a major or equivalent in one of the areas of the Animal Science Department. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation.  All applicants must submit scores on the Graduate Record Examinations.

Detailed Program Facts

Starting in May 2020

You can apply until: 1 Aug 2019

For more details please visit program website.

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