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Graduate Program

The Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech offers the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.   

Students may specialize in the areas of genetics, genomics, immunology, management, molecular biology, muscle biology, nutrition, physiology, and product quality assurance. M.S. students may also specialize in the area of livestock or poultry management. Interdisciplinary and interdepartmental programs are encouraged and students are given wide latitude to develop customized programs of study directed toward specific career goals. The department has 27 faculty members who serve the needs of about 500 undergraduate and about 40 graduate students.  


Graduate School
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0325
Phone:  (540) 231-6691
Fax:  (540) 231-3714

For Additional Information:

Sally Johnson
Graduate Program Director