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Toxicology - Animal and Dairy Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Athens, GA, United States
The Toxicology - Animal and Dairy Science program at the University of Georgia has students in multiple departments across campus: Physiology & Pharmacology, Environmental Health Science, Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences, Animal & Dairy Sciences, Crop & Soil Sciences, Forestry, Veterinary Biomedical & Diagnostic Imaging. 

Overview

Animal and Dairy Science (ADS) is a multidisciplinary and diverse department that provides instructional, research and extension programming in the areas of food animal production, equine/companion animal management, and animal and medicinal biotechnology that addresses critical issues, such as cost of production, profitability, human and animal health, environmental stewardship, bioethics, and animal well-being. This master degree in Toxicology - Animal and Dairy Science is offered at the University of Georgia.

The Department of Animal & Dairy Science offers research-based graduate programs of study leading to the M.S. degree in Animal Science or Dairy Science, and the Ph.D. degree in Animal & Dairy Science with special emphasis in biotechnology, breeding and genetics, meats and muscle biology, nutrition, reproductive physiology, or production management. In addition, the department offers the Masters of Animal and Dairy Science (MADS), which is a non-thesis degree program. The department has full-time faculty members located in Athens and Tifton. 

Programme Structure

  • Graduate courses in Animal and Dairy Science along with graduate courses available in the Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Food Science, Microbiology, Poultry Science, and Statistics Departments as well as the College of Veterinary Medicine provide basic and applied training for the Animal & Dairy Science student. 
  • A candidate for the M.S. degree must complete at least 24 semester hours of graduate coursework and 6 hours of thesis. Course work necessary for the Ph.D. degree is determined by the candidate’s major professor and advisory committee. There are no formal minor or language requirements.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Application-processing fee
  • Transcripts
  • Entrance test scores
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Certification of finances forms (international applicants)
  • Any supplemental material required by the department

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24692 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12346 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4352 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 720 - 1170 USD/month
    Living Costs

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