M.Sc. On Campus

Animal Sciences

The University of Maine

12 months
1503 USD/credit 45090 USD/year
1503 USD/credit 45090 USD/year
461 USD/credit 13830 USD/year
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The Animal Sciences program of The University of Maine offers studies in reproductive physiology, animal health, nutrition or management.


Students interested in pursuing the Animal Sciences program of The University of Maine should have undergraduate courses in mathematics, physics, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and quantitative analysis. Training in physiology and biochemistry is desirable for students interested in animal physiology, and some work in statistics is desirable for all graduate students.

Graduate students will take many of their formal graduate courses in supporting departments, depending upon their specific interests and fields of study.

Graduate students appointed to assistantships in Animal and Veterinary Sciences devote a minimum of half time to research or teaching activities.  Complete research facilities are available, including laboratories and animal units, with opportunities for field tests.

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


30 alternative credits


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
  • Official English proficiency examination scores are required unless you have received a degree from an English-speaking institution

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1503 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    45090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1503 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 461 USD per credit 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.


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.

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