Dairy Science, M.Sc. | University of Georgia | Athens, United States
12 months
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24676 USD/year
24676 USD/year
8698 USD/year
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About

A MS in Dairy Science at the University of Georgia can be focused on quantitative genetics, nutrition and/or reproductive physiology of dairy cattle. Thesis research programs are applied at improving productivity, profitability and sustainability of dairy cattle. 

Overview

About this Degree

“State of the art” facilities, laboratories and equipment are in place for in depth research training in all program areas. Specialized areas of interest include core nutrition labs, environmentally controlled large and small animal facilities on campus and dairy cattle research and teaching farms located near campus and at the Coastal Plains Experiment Station in Tifton.

This is a thesis degree program in Dairy Science at the University of Georgia that requires a total of 30 h of graduate credit including 24 h of course work, more than 12 h of courses open only to graduate students and a minimum of 3 h each of Master’s research and Master’s Thesis. A minimum of 6 h of graduate level coursework in biochemistry and 6 h of statistics is required in the program of study. Other courses in the program of study include courses in animal nutrition, biochemistry and molecular biology, crop and soil sciences, poultry science, genetics, cell biology, microbiology, statistics, veterinary physiology and agriculture and applied economics. The MS Thesis consists of a literature review and a least one manuscript suitable for publication in a scientific refereed journal. The thesis research for a MS in Dairy Science can be focused on genetics, nutrition or reproductive physiology of dairy cattle.

Programme Structure

  • Modern facilities, laboratories and equipment are in place for in depth research training in all program areas. Specialized areas of interest include environmentally controlled large animal facilities on campus and dairy cattle research and teaching farms located near campus and at Coastal Plains Experiment Station (CPES) in Tifton. The University dairy farm in Tifton is a relatively large modern facility that is especially suited to conduct nutrition and environmental physiology research.
  • Research and teaching assistantships are available to qualified candidates based on availability of both departmental and research grant funds of individual faculty. Students on assistantship support are eligible to receive a tuition waiver from the UGA graduate school. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

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  • Application Fee
  • Transcripts and Academic Records
  • Entrance Test Scores
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  • Non-Degree or Transient Status
  • Application Forms
  • Summary of Materials

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24676 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8698 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8698 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 USD /month
Living costs

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