Learning Outcomes: Animal Sciences, MS
Learning Outcomes for the Master of Science in Animal Sciences
The recipient of a Master of Science in Animal Sciences will demonstrate:
- Graduate-level understanding of essential concepts and approaches in the area of animal science specialization. The essential concepts will enable the graduate to secure a mid-level management position in industry or federal agencies or pursue Ph.D. studies and to advance throughout the professional ranks.
- Capacity to execute supervised thesis research including: a) understanding of the scientific method, research objectives, materials and methods, basic data analysis, and appreciation of the findings; and b) leadership on the implementation of essential research activities.
- Ability to effectively communicate essential disciplinary knowledge and thesis research findings in oral and written formats.
- Aptitude to advocate for interdisciplinary research and education efforts to improve food security, food safety, animal and human health and well being or environmental stewardship.