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Avian Health and Medicine, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #201 (ARWU) Online
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Population Health offers a fully online non-thesis Master of Avian Health and Medicine (MAHM).


Learn from internationally renowned experts in an online program recognized by the American College of Poultry Veterinarians (ACPV). This unique and innovative online program in Avian Health and Medicine at the University of Georgia is for practicing veterinarians interested in being recognized health experts in the rapidly growing international poultry industry. 

The Graduate Certificate in Avian Health can be achieved in the first year, followed by two years of specialized study including the latest in avian microbiology and serology, food safety, public health, economics and international trade, advanced poultry medicine, and disease management.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Breeder Husbandry and Health 
  • Incubation Theory, Hatchery Practices, and Poultry Health 
  • Poultry Genetics and Nutrition
  • Poultry Practicum 
  •  Poultry Pathology 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Application – Submit the Graduate School application online, choose online degree MS in Comparative Biomedical Sciences, concentration in Avian Health and Medicine. Application fee: $75 Domestic/$100 International.
  • Test Scores – Send recent official entrance test scores (less than five years old) to the graduate school. Institutional code for ETS reporting: University of Georgia 5813B
  • Biographical Sketch – submit a biographical sketch describing your experiences, interest in poultry medicine, and reasons for applying to the Master of Avian Health and Medicine program to the department graduate coordinator.
  • Letters of Recommendation 
  • Résumé or curriculum vita 
  • Official Transcripts
  • Company Support Letter 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48870 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    16296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48870 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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