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Department of Animal Science|College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

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University of Wyoming
Department of Animal Science
Dept. 3684
1000 E University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-2224
Fax: (307) 766-2355
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Animal Science
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University of Wyoming
Dept. of Animal Science
16th & Gibbon
Laramie, WY 82071
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Graduate Admissions 

( Graduate applications are due October 15th for spring applications and March 15th for fall applications)

Graduate Student Learning Outcomes

In general, possess specific depth of knowledge in their focused area of study, which may include:  

- Reproductive Biology          
- Ruminant Nutrition         
- Muscle Biology/Meat Science          
- Food Microbiology          
- Animal Breeding and Genetics          
- Developmental Biology          
- Livestock Production          
- Biomedical Sciences

Students who earn the Master of Science degree in Animal Science will:

  • Possess effective written and oral communication skills
  • Possess knowledge of scientific techniques for conducting and interpreting research as applied to animal agriculture
  • Possess skills to interpret and communicate science-based literature to agricultural consumers and producers

Students who earn the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Animal Science will, in addition to skills possessed by the M.S. Student:

  • Possess skills to function as an independent researcher
  • Possess skills in advanced research techniques
  • Possess writing skills for development of grant proposals, as well as peer-reviewed manuscripts for acceptance in the scientific literature
  • Possess oral communication skills for presentation of data to science based audiences
  • Possess skills to conduct innovative research that advances scientific knowledge in the graduate's field of study 

    • For competitiveness for positions and extramural research funding 
    • To function as a Principle Investigator


Applications are due October 15th for spring applications and March 15th for fall applications.

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