• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Animal Sciences program is offered by University of Arizona . Areas of study include reproductive biology, nutritional and mammary gland biology, molecular genetics, heat stress physiology, and racetrack management.

The School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences (ACBS) brings together animal scientists, veterinarians, microbiologists and others to offer the strongest possible programs in research, education and outreach. 

Educational Opportunity

This school was formed in order to offer more integrated research and educational opportunities in the animal and biomedical sciences.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    63 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Areas of study include:
  • Beef Management
  • Dairy Management
  • Environmental Stress/Physiology (Toxicology, Heat Stress)
  • Muscle Biology
  • Race Track Industry
  • Food Safety
  • Reproduction/Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Metabolic/Nutritional Endocrinology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5969 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Tucson

  • 830 - 1140 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Limited numbers of Graduate Assistanships (GTA) and Graduate Research Assistantships (GRA) are available through the School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences.  The GTA positions are provided on a semester- by- semester basis and generally require the recipient to assist in teaching courses in the core cirriculum of the undergraduate Animal Sciences major.  

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