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