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Animal & Biomedical Industries (MS)

Degree or Minor: 
Graduate Degree
UA College: 
Agriculture & Life Sciences
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Animal & Biomedical Industries (MS) 

Program Description

The Master of Science (Non-Thesis Option) in Animal & Biomedical Industries will prepare students for new and evolving career paths in Animal and Biomedical Industries through enhanced education in the Three Foundational Pillars: Animal-Human Interdependence, One Health, and Commerce. Courses will utilize a curriculum emanating from the Three Pillars that develops critical thinking and professional skills, and has clear performance expectations through the use of outcome based objectives. Scientific principles will be emphasized through the integration of biomedical sciences, and engage students in an active learning environment using a variety of effective teaching methods and educational resources that fosters collegiality, while promoting self-esteem, confidence, cultural awareness, and personal and professional ethics.

Currently, the UA is working with accreditors to develop a School of Veterinary Medicine. This MS in ABI is a stand-alone graduate degree program within the School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences that will become part of the UA veterinary medicine admission process when the new School is approved


Please refer to the UA Bursar's Office Tuition and Fees Calculator for up-to-date information about tuition and fees. In addition to the graduate tuition, there will be a $1,500 per semester program fee assessed for students who are accepted into this program.

Department/Academic Unit(s)

School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences -

The School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences (ACBS) brings together animal scientists, veterinarians, microbiologists and others to offer the strongest possible programs in research, education and outreach. This school was formed in order to offer more integrated research and educational opportunities in the animal and biomedical sciences.