What is Animal Physiology at WVU like?
The Master of Science in Animal and Nutritional Sciences in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design allows maximum flexibility in courses and research. Students may major in either animal physiology or nutrition and food sciences. They may work with beef and dairy cattle, sheep, swine, poultry, or laboratory animals and with issues in human health and nutrition. Research problems in farm animals, laboratory animals and human nutrition issues form the basis for many studies, but a comparative approach is emphasized. A master of science degree is available as a thesis or coursework option.
Primary objectives for this program include:
- Critically evaluate the literature in their field of study as new knowledge is accumulated.
- Identify research needs germane to providing answers to societal problems.
- Apply research findings to professional practice in their fields.
- Effectively use oral and written communication to share information and ideas.
- Be qualified to take advanced-level professional positions in their respective fields of study.
- Be qualified for doctoral studies in their fields.
Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.
Fall: June 1
Spring: November 1
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