Animal and Food Science PhD, MS

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 2018-19 UD published graduate student tuition rate per credit hour:

Animal and Food Sciences–PHD: $1827

Animal Science–MS: $1,827.00

Food Science—MS: $1,827.00

*UD Deans may offer scholarships in specific programs that may reduce the per credit costs.

Application Deadline:

March-15 Priority consideration for funding
August-01: Priority consideration for admission

January-15 Priority consideration for admission

Applications are accepted on a “rolling” basis upon completion and submission to the Office of Graduate and Professional Education.

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