Master of Science (M.S.)
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (M.A.I.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Class Location: 
Corvallis Campus
Animal and Rangeland Sciences

Within the Animal Sciences emphasis area, students can study:

  • Animal genetics
  • Reproductive physiology
  • Embryo physiology
  • Animal nutrition
  • Growth and development
  • Endocrinology
  • Nutritional biochemistry
  • Animal behavior
  • Livestock management
  • Dairy production


Animal Sciences Graduate Handbook (pdf)

Learning Outcomes: 
  • Advancing knowledge and improving the fundamental understanding of animal reproductive biology
  • Advancing the science of nutritional metabolism of animals
  • Developing new processes and technologies for profitable and environmentally-friendly dairy cattle production and management
  • Discovering and disseminating principles of animal behavior through the study of both range livestock and companion animals