Masters Programs in Animal Science

Compare 3 Masters Programs in Animal Science

Master degree programs require you to demonstrate an advanced knowledge in your specific area of study. Depending on the field of study, programs can last between one and four years.

What is a Master in Animal Science? This area of study focuses on the growth, nutrition, lactation and reproduction of animals with an economic interest as well as companionship animals. You will most likely explore ways to improve the health and welfare of animals and improve their productivity. At the master’s level, you may choose to specialize your study in a specific type of animal, such as poultry, cattle, dogs, cats, sheep, horses or pigs.

Many animal science programs emphasize management, which can prepare you for positions of leadership. In addition, the ability to perceive patterns and organize data can help in your future career and in other aspects of your life.

Whether you choose to further your education in a traditional classroom setting or through a virtual classroom online, the cost is important. Many factors affect tuition, so it is best to contact your school of choice directly.

As an animal science graduate, you may find work in a variety of jobs in industries like agriculture, teaching and government. A higher-level degree also allows for more opportunities in teaching and research. You may be able to develop a career as a research associate at a university. Other opportunities may be available in the animal health products industry. If you want to work more hands-on with animals, you can pursue careers such as animal technician or livestock manager.

A Master in Animal Science program can be found at a variety of institutions across the globe. You can even earn a degree from the comfort of your own home as many universities offer online programs. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Masters In Mediterranean Agro-forestry-pastoral

Instituto Politécnico de Santarém
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Santarem

Knowledge, understanding and training in the field of agriculture, forestry and grazing, in a perspective of conservation and protection of biodiversity. [+]

Masters in Animal Science. Duration: 2 Years Benefits: Accommodation and Portuguese Language Course (30 hours) Education provided in Portuguese: Rates *: Application -35 € Annual - 1000 € (without accommodation) 3000 € (accommodation) Use - 35 € Education provided in English: Rates *: Application -35 € Annual - 3500 € (accommodation) Use - 35 € * The following values ​​will be timely subject to confirmation Goals: Students of the master's degree in Agro-Silvo-Pastoralism Mediterranean, among others, acquire: Knowledge, understanding and training in the field of agriculture, forestry and grazing, in a perspective of conservation and protection of biodiversity; Ability to integrate and harmonize agricultural production systems, forestry and livestock with the values ​​of biodiversity protection, animal welfare, conservation of natural resources, environmental services, aimed at sustainable development; Ability to use appropriately the principles of integration, holistic concepts, analytical instruments, techniques, including ICT, management of multifunctional systems and products with added value and environment-friendly; programmability and development studies and applied research, application of knowledge in solving problems based on scientific rigor, critical thinking, teamwork, work ethic and learning throughout life; Professional training provided with scientific and technical skills in the job market, fall under the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), in globalization, increased population growth in scientific and technological development, consumer demand, preservation the environment and rational use of natural resources. [-]

Master of Clinical Animal Behaviour

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 18 months March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton

The Master of Clinical Animal Behaviour is advanced study in the diagnosis and treatment of problem behaviours in animals. [+]

Master of Clinical Animal Behaviour The Master of Clinical Animal Behaviour is advanced study in the diagnosis and treatment of problem behaviours in animals. The degree provides students with background theoretical knowledge, training in critically appraising relevant literature, and the opportunity to apply their knowledge in practical situations. It also provides the opportunity to undertake independent research in an area relevant to the field of Clinical Animal Behaviour. Depending on the qualification completed and individuals' particular interests, graduates of this programme may find employment in a range of animal-related industries and roles, including: Advanced animal training Animal behaviour consulting Animal behaviour research or technician work Animal-related organisations, authorities, animal shelters, boarding kennels and catteries Zoos Entry Requirements A New Zealand bachelors degree, either three or four years, with advanced study and a B (or better) average in the relevant subject areas or a qualification considered equivalent. How to apply Get the right advice There can be different prerequisites or requirements for different qualifications. This is especially relevant if you wish to study for a masters or higher degree. We recommend that prior to application you get academic advice through the individual Faculty or School contacts or email recruitment@waikato.ac.nz Apply to enrol Once you know what is required, you can submit an application to enrol. Apply online at enrol.waikato.ac.nz Receive an offer of acceptance If your application to enrol is accepted, you will be emailed an offer of acceptance and an Enrolment Agreement so that you can complete your enrolment. You... [-]

Master of Animal Science

Charles Sturt University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 18 - 36 months January 2018 Australia Wagga Wagga + 1 more

CSU's Master of Animal Science aims to promote advanced critical reflection on professional practice in the animal industries, preparing graduates for leadership positions. [+]

Masters in Animal Science. CSU's Master of Animal Science aims to promote advanced critical reflection on professional practice in the animal industries, preparing graduates for leadership positions. Why study this course? The Master of Animal Science aims to: provide opportunity to continue lifelong learning in keeping with the University's mission statement meet the educational needs of professionals working in the ever-evolving animal industries promote the acquisition of advanced analytical, problem solving skills and conceptual insights that will enable students to assume positions of leadership within the animal industries encourage excellence in scholarship and/or focused research within the candidate's discipline area. The course is designed to: extend students' knowledge of the disciplines which form the basis of their profession provide the requirements for planning and implementing a small research project facilitate knowledge of methods for the analysis of data sets and their interpretation develop concepts in animal production to an advanced level of understanding of areas specific to the students' coursework develop skills in the presentation of material to practitioners within the animal industries ranging from those involved in research through to those working with farming communities. Whole Farm Consultancy option CSU's School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences is offering postgraduate training in Whole Farm Consultancy, particularly aimed at veterinarians and agricultural graduates who would like to offer consultancy services to their clients. The farm consultancy studies will be offered as a specific program within the postgraduate Animal Science courses. Successful participants will receive a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Master... [-]