Poultry Science

University of Arkansas

12 months
28042 USD/year
28042 USD/year
10336 USD/year
Tuition fee
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 The M.S. in Poultry Science at University of Arkansas may be pursued in subject matter areas of genetics, immunology, microbiology, nutrition, parasitology, pathology, product technology, poultry health, management and physiology. 


The Poultry Science program offered by University of Arkansas offers students the opportunity to research in the following areas: Avian parasitology, avian physiology, avian virology, food safety/microbiology, immunology, molecular biology, poultry breeding and genetics, poultry economics, poultry enterprise operations, poultry health, poultry meat quality, poultry nutrition, poultry product technology, and turkey and egg product/management.

Graduates with M.S. in Poultry Science from University of Arkansas will be able to:

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Special Problems
  • Statistical Process Control in the Food Industry
  • Special Topics in Poultry Sciences
  • Food Toxicology and Contaminants
  • Advanced Animal Genetics
  • Protein and Amino Acid Nutrition
  • Companion Animal Nutrition
  • Integrated Poultry Management Systems
  • Value Added Muscle Foods
  • Legal Issues in Animal Agriculture
  • Egg and Meat Technology
  • Domestic Animal Bacteriology
  • Poultry Breeding
  • Advanced Immunology
  • Poultry Nutrition
  • Advanced Poultry Diseases 
  • Advanced Analytical Methods in Animal Sciences Laboratory
  • Molecular Analysis of Foodborne Pathogens
  • Brain and Behavior
  • Cardiovascular Physiology of Domestic Animals
  • Endocrine Physiology of Domestic Animals
  • Respiratory Physiology of Domestic Animals
  • Gastrointestinal/Digestive Physiology of Domestic Animals
  • Renal Physiology of Domestic Animals
  • Advanced Food Animal Wellbeing
  • Vitamin Nutrition in Domestic Animals
  • Doctoral Dissertation
  • Biochemical Nutrition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • B.S. degree in a college or university with a major or equivalent in one of the areas of the poultry science department with a grade point average of 3.0 on the last 60 credit hours of academic coursework OR a 3.0 cumulative grade average.  
  • All applicants must submit at least three letters of recommendation and scores on the Graduate Record Examinations.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28042 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    28042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28042 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10336 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Poultry Science
University of Arkansas