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The Department of Animal and Food Sciences offers three graduate degree programs: The Master of Science (MS) degree in Animal Science, the MS degree in Food Science and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Animal and Food Sciences.

In Animal Science, research programs are offered in physiology; ruminant and poultry nutrition; microbiology, immunology and pathology; molecular biology, genomics, and bioinformatics.

In Food Science, research programs are offered in food biochemistry, bacteriology, virology, parasitology, toxicology and processing.

UD Tuition:

The University of Delaware published graduate student tuition base rate for graduate credit in 2016-17 is $1,720 per credit hour. UD Deans may offer adjustments to students in specific programs that may reduce the per credit costs.


Application Deadline:

February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
August-26: Final deadline to apply

November-15 Final deadline to apply


For more about this program contact:
Department of Animal & Food Sciences
044 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-2523 • Email >



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