Animal Sciences, M.Sc. | The University of Maine | Orono, United States
12 months
29214 USD/year
29214 USD/year
9738 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Animal Sciences program of The University of Maine offers studies in reproductive physiology, animal health, nutrition or management.


For the M.S. degree, a minimum of 30 semester hours, including credit given for the thesis, is required. A non-thesis Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) degree in Animal Sciences is also available at The University of Maine.

Research Facilities

  • Most of the teaching, research, and Cooperative Extension faculty and graduate students are housed in Hitchner Hall, which provides valuable research information to the livestock producers of the state.
  • These include the Maine Animal Health Laboratory, the Maine Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory, a ruminant parasitology lab, aquaculture research facilities, and a histopathology service lab. Laboratory animals (mice, rats, rabbits, miniature swine) are housed for research in the nearby Laboratory Animal Research Facility.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forage Science and Range Management
  • Zoonoses and Animal Health
  • Special Topics in Animal Science
  • Graduate Seminar in Animal Science
  • Graduate Research in Animal Science
  • Graduate Thesis/Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Rolling


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript of all previous college or university work
  • Official test scores
  • $65 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29214 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29214 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    29214 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29214 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9738 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Orono

1216 - 1888 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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