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Animal and Poultry Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Maryland City, MD, United States
The Animal and Poultry Science Concentration offered by University of Maryland Eastern Shore is designed to provide students with the basic concepts of animal and poultry science, the fundamentals of modern production systems, and the applied management techniques used in today's animal and poultry industries. 
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The programme

Two major Animal and Poultry Science program options leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in General Agriculture are offered at University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

  • Option 1 is a career-oriented program designed to provide students with a thorough knowledge of poultry and animal production combined with a working knowledge of economics and agri-business. Students successfully completing this program will receive a B.S. degree in General Agriculture and will be prepared for advancement in a career in poultry and animal production.
  • Option 2 is a pre-professional program which includes the prerequisite courses required to apply to the various veterinary colleges or to poultry and/or animal science graduate programs in the areas of nutrition, physiology, diseases, and genetics.

Students may apply to veterinary schools in the USA and abroad. It is the responsibility of the student to determine the admission requirements of any veterinary schools of interest prior to application.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Animal & Avian Physiology
  • Poultry Technology & Management
  • Reproductive Physiology of Domestic Animals
  • Animal & Avian Nutrition
  • Animal & Avian Health & Diseases 4 Select three 

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

General Requirements

  • A completed admissions application with a non-refundable $25.00 application fee in U.S. dollars.
  • An official evaluation of all academic records (credential evaluation) from WES, ECE or AACRAO. Please request a course-by-course evaluation including a grade point average (GPA). The evaluation should be accompanied by an official copy of each academic record.
  • Official scores to confirm English proficiency (IELTS or TOEFL scores). Conditional admission is not offered for applicants whose scores do not meet the minimum required scores below, or for those who do not have scores to submit.  The scores should be no more than two years old.
  • An official copy of the test results from taking either the SAT I or ACT.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15828 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15828 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15828 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15828 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5418 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5418 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Maryland City

  • 1610 - 2730 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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