The Graduate Program in Animal Sciences aims to train students who are able to function in a variety of sophisticated academic, industrial and professional settings. Students enroll in a Master's or Doctoral program under the direction of faculty advisors. Research work in the broad areas of nutrition and management, reproductive and lactational physiology, genetics, and nutritional/anaerobic microbiology may be conducted with beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine or laboratory species either individually or in suitable combinations. Students with interests in foods may specialize in meats, dairy products, food microbiology, muscle biology, or food chemistry.
The food science program is for those with an interest and ability in the sciences. Food Science offers a lifetime vocation in the maintenance of a never-ending stream of quality food products. You may want to choose Food science as a career if you are interested in ...
The Food Science program in the College of Agriculture at the University of Kentucky is THE CHOICE for anyone wanting an exciting fast-paced career in the food industry. We invite you to consider the professional career choices available. The Faculty in the Food Science program is dedicated to providing the best scientific training for successful and productive food-related careers.
"Applicants to the Master’s program must have completed a four-year degree at an accredited institution of higher education, must have achieved at least a 3.00 GPA for all undergraduate courses, and must submit scores from the verbal, quantitative, and analytical portions of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Applicants must have completed these courses; 1 semester calculus or physics, 3 semesters biology/ physiology, 3 semesters chemistry (including 1 semester of organic chemistry or biochemistry). Additional courses in physiology, cell biology, microbiology, and anatomy are encouraged. "
Applicants for a Ph.D. program must be in the process of completing, or have already completed, an M.S. degree or equivalent. Applicants must complete the on-line graduate school application.
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|Personal Statement Instructions||We ask for a one-page personal statement so that we may judge your writing and to help us determine your motivation, goals and interests towards a graduate education.|
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*Optional - you may upload a blank document, if you do not intend to apply for assistance.
Program requirements may change at any time. Contact the DGS of your intended program to confirm requirements.
201D Gillis Building
Dr. David Harmon
Director of Graduate Studies
Animal & Food Sciences University of KentuckyDavid.Harmon@uky.edu
College of Agriculture, Food & Environment
Director of Graduate Studies
Animal & Food Sciences University of Kentucky
814 W. P. Garrigus Bldg.
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