Creating, advancing and extending knowledge benefiting humans, animals, food production agriculture, sustainable systems management, the environment, and our stakeholders.

Undergraduate Program Graduate Program Animal Use Form

The Department of Animal Science at Michigan State University offers education and research for the safe, nutritious and economical production of animal food and fiber, and of animals for recreational purposes, without compromising the environment or jeopardizing the health and well being of farm animals and farm communities. The department provides educational leadership through high-quality courses, research and extension/outreach programs to enhance human capital and ensure that Michigan producers and communities benefit from these.

We have a strong tradition of training outstanding students in animal science and related fields, and welcome prospective students who are interested in our programs and want to contribute to our mission. Graduates of our department have advanced to rewarding careers in universities, government agencies, the livestock industry, veterinary medicine and biomedicine.

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News

  • Negreiro Brings Home First

    Published on July 18, 2018

    Ariana Negreiro earned first place at the ADSA Undergraduate Student Original Research Oral competition.

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In the News

Tending to elephants in Thailand

Published on June 11, 2018

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Events

  • Jul 27

    2018 Spartan Livestock Open Golf Event

    July 27, 2018 Eldorado Golf Course, Mason, MI

    The Livestock Open is a day of great golf, fellowship, reminiscing, and one of the major fundraiser for the MSU Livestock Judging Team. Sponsorship and team registration are due July 1.

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