The Department of Animal Sciences offers a comprehensive MS and PhD program providing educational opportunities and hands-on experiences to ensure our students’ success, both academically and professionally.
The Graduate Studies Program recruits talented and dedicated students to study and conduct research in a multitude of applied or basic research areas within Animal Sciences—genetics, meat science, nutrition, physiology, animal welfare, and anaerobic microbiology, to name a few. Our curriculum is flexible and can be tailored around your interests and career goals.
Congratulations to the 2013 L.E. Kunkle Award winner, Michael Cressman! This award is given to an outstanding graduate student in recognition of valuable contributions to the Graduate Program in Animal Sciences. The recognition is in the form of a permanent plaque engraved with the name of the recipient and in a personal plaque for the recipient. The sons of L.E. Kunkle chose to honor their father by providing this award in his name.
Cressman has an MS in Animal Sciences from The Ohio State University and a BS in Animal Sciences from The Pennsylvania State University.