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Master of Science (M.S.) in Animal and Food Sciences

Master of Science (M.S.) in Animal and Food Sciences

The University of Kentucky Graduate Program in Animal and Food Sciences provides opportunities for advanced study in the discipline of animal sciences. The aim of the Program in Animal Sciences is to develop animal science specialists who are able to function in a variety of sophisticated academic, industrial and professional settings. Research work in the broad areas of nutrition and management, and reproductive physiology may be conducted with beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine and companion animal species. Students with interests in foods may specialize in meats, dairy products, food microbiology, muscle biology, or food chemistry. Research Facilities Facilities for training and research include Coldstream, Spindletop, Maine Chance and Woodford County Farms. These offer the opportunity to work with quality livestock in a most agreeable setting. Extensive office, laboratory, animal care, meats and food processing facilities are available on campus. Basic research laboratory facilities are available for conducting cell culture and animal studies using state-of-the-art trace mineral, vitamin, lipid, amino acid, hormone, enzyme, stable and radioactive isotope analyses.