Animal Sciences

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master's Degree
  • Non Degree

Required Supporting Documents


  • Transcripts
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Statement of Purpose
    • Describe your academic preparedness to succeed in graduate school.
    • What areas of research are you interested in and why?
    • What motivates you to want to pursue a MS/PhD degree in animal sciences?
    • What are your career goals?
    • Describe your experience (or readiness) to work with people with diverse backgrounds.
  • Resume

English Proficiency Requirements


Master's Degree Program Requirements


  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)

Doctoral Degree Program Requirements


  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    May 1 October 1 March 1 U.S. Citizen
    April 1 August 1 January 1 International

Program Contact Information


  • Name Marion Welsh
    Phone 765-494-4806
    Email welsh@purdue.edu
    Web Program Website
    Address Graduate Studies Office
    Department of Animal Sciences
    Purdue University
    270 South Russell Street
    West Lafayette, IN 47907
    USA

Additional Information


  • Current master's students wishing to move to a doctoral degree program in this same graduate program will not be required to submit a new application.
  • Score reports from tests taken more than two years prior to date application received by the Graduate School are not acceptable.
  • In the "Subject Area" and "Professor Specified" sections of the application, please list your choices in rank order.
  • Students whose native language is not English with a TOEFL score less than 575 are required to enroll in ESL (English as a Second Language) Writing Comprehension in the first semester of graduate study. Successful completion of this course is required by the Department of Animal Sciences.
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