Agriculture and Life Science (Animal Science) M.P.S. (Ithaca)
Field of Study
The Master of Professional Studies (Agriculture) degree is intended primarily for applicants who want to further their academic training in animal science but whose interests may not be oriented toward research. It's a special non-thesis degree program requiring a minimum of two residence units and the satisfactory completion of 30 hours of coursework related to the professional interests of the candidate. Approval of the report of a problem-solving project is also required.
Depending on specific objectives, students interested in this field may also want to examine opportunities in the Fields of Food Science and Technology; Nutrition; and Molecular and Integrative Physiology.
Contact InformationWebsite: http://www.ansci.cals.cornell.edu
149 Morrison Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Concentrations by Subject
- animal genetics
- animal genomics
- animal nutrition
- animal science
- physiology of reproduction
Application Requirements and Deadlines
Fall, Feb. 15: applications received after the application deadline will be considered if space is available; Spring, check with field
Preference is given to applicants whose credentials indicate strong undergraduate preparation both in the animal sciences and in related biological and physical sciences. Applicants are NOT required to submit GRE general test scores.
- all Graduate School Requirements; including the TOEFL Exam or IELTS Academic Exam for non-native English applicants
- two recommendations
Make a scholarly contribution to the field
Demonstrate in-depth knowledge in an area of expertise
Effectively communicate to professional and lay audiences about concepts in the field.