Animal Sciences

The Ohio State University

Ph.D. On Campus
48 months
40605 USD/year
37238 USD/year
12522 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The department is consistently collaborating with other academic, industry, and government professionals and scientists across the world. The Animal Sciences programme is offered at the The Ohio State University.


Our faculty conduct cutting-edge research that has widespread implications for both traditional and emerging agriculture, along with animal and human health. 

The Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University focuses on advancing animal sciences for the betterment of animals and humans through:

  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Outreach endeavors

It is the leading provider of animal science education and outreach in the state of Ohio. 

A strategic alliances was formed with:

  • The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • The Department of Human Nutrition in the College of Education and Human Ecology,
  • The Animal Welfare Science Centre in Australia
  • Other universities and institutions both in the United States and abroad

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nutrition and microbiology
  • Breeding, genetics, and reproduction
  • Growth, development, and meat science
  • Mammary biology and milk quality
  • Animal behavior and health/well-being
  • Waste management and biofuels

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Submit documentation that demonstrates fulfillment of the following:

  • A baccalaureate or professional degree (or equivalent foreign credential)
  • A minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Prerequisite training that will enable you to pursue your program
  • Standardized test score (GRE or GMAT)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40605 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40605 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37238 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37238 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12522 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12522 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.


Fellowships, along with half-time and quarter-time graduate associateships, are available through the Department and University for outstanding graduate students. Information regarding various fellowships is distributed to qualified individuals approximately one month prior to the deadline for a pplication/nomination.

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