M.Sc. On Campus

Horse Science

Middle Tennessee State University

24 months
18288 USD/year
18288 USD/year
7212 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Horse Science at Middle Tennessee State University centers on a curriculum designed to prepare graduates for the multi-faceted equine industry. 


Key facts:

  • Programs at the Middle Tennessee State University are tailored to students’ interests and produce graduates able to adapt to and thrive in this dynamic field. Students may choose from Equine Education, Equine Physiology or Industry Management concentrations. Only the top qualified applicants are invited for an interview at the applicant’s expense, prior to final acceptance into the program. Faculty members mentor students in curriculum development and provide training in scientific methods, principles of equine student education and instruction, and general industry practices. 
  • All M.S. degree candidates share a common core of coursework in statistics, research methods, and multiple disciplines in Horse Science and animal science. A significant number of elective credit hours are available, permitting each student to customize the program with courses in other departments. A limited number of graduate teaching assistantships are available.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Genetics of Domestic Livestock
  • Research Methods in Agricultural Science
  • Graduate Seminar in Agriculture
  • Issues in the Equine Industry
  • Advanced Equine Nutrition
  • Coaching and Teaching for Equine Competition
  • Legal Issues and Risk Management in Sport and Leisure Services
  • Socio-Cultural and Ethical Issues in Leisure and Sport
  • Management of Equine Events and Facilities
  • Financial Management and Marketing of Leisure and Sport Services

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admissions are based on a comprehensive assessment of a candidate’s qualifications including Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores or scores on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT), undergraduate and graduate grade point average, and letters of recommendation.Applicants who do not meet admission requirements but whose overall record indicates the potential for success may be considered for conditional admission. Students admitted conditionally must meet all conditions established by the Horse Science Graduate Committee in order to remain in the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18288 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    18288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18288 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7212 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7212 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Murfreesboro

1123 - 2087 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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