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.
- 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.
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- Animal Genetics
- Ruminant or Animal Nutrition
- Animal Physiology
- Dairy Cattle Management
- 24 months
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- 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.
International25526 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25526 USD per year during 24 months.
National25526 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25526 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State12200 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12200 USD per year during 24 months.
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