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M.Sc. On Campus

Dairy Science

University of Wisconsin Madison

24 months
Duration
25526 USD/year
25526 USD/year
12200 USD/year
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About

Two plans are available for graduate work leading to the master of science degree in Dairy Science. Students who plan to continue for the Ph.D. degree, or who expect to enter fields of work involving research, should take the M.S. degree in research. The program is offered by the University of Wisconsin Madison. 

Overview

Students who wish to obtain more specialized training, but are not planning for a research career, may pursue a degree strictly through course work.

The Department of Dairy Science at the University of Wisconsin Madison offers one of the most comprehensive dairy science graduate programs in the country. Faculty interests and research funding in dairy science span diverse areas of focus. Fundamental training in basic science fields related to these phases of dairy science is required. Minimum admissions requirements of the Graduate School must be met. Specific degree requirements are available from the department.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and summarize ideas and concepts, into a coherent biological model, research problem(s), and research project that will go beyond the current boundaries of knowledge within Dairy Science.
  • Create research and scholarship that makes a substantive contribution to the field of Dairy Science.
  • Orally communicate complex ideas in a clear and understandable manner in a scientific, classroom, and/or industry setting.
  • Statistically analyze data, summarize the results in tables and/or graphs, and provide valid interpretation of the results.
  • Communicate in accurate written English and in the format of a scientific journal, complex ideas and research results.
  • Foster ethical and professional conduct and have knowledge in a broad range of areas that are important for their professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Animal Genetics
  • Ruminant or Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Physiology
  • Dairy Cattle Management
  • Biochemistry 
  • Statistics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement/reasons for graduate Study
  • Three letters of recommendation. The process for letters of recommendation is explained on is this website. Letters should be from faculty who are familiar with your academic abilities and goals. Letters from supervisors that provide a character reference are also acceptable. The letters of recommendation should be submitted with the online application.
  • Official transcripts or academic records from each institution attended. These can be scanned and included with the electronic application.  Original official transcripts will be required by the Graduate School if a department recommends applicant for admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25526 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25526 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25526 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25526 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12200 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Madison

1015 - 1752 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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