Animal & Veterinary Science

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Bachelor's degree and above

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Agriculture, General. 010000


The degree in Animal and Veterinary Sciences is recommended for students who wish to pursue careers in animal agriculture, including the dairy, livestock, or equine industries or the other aspects of animal related research. This degree includes an undergraduate concentration in Pre-Veterinary Science, which is recommended for superior students who seek admission to veterinary college. The suggested courses beyond the basic degree requirements in Animal and Veterinary Sciences are those that are required or recommended for admission to Colleges of Veterinary Medicine in North America. Animal Science courses also serve as elective opportunities for students in other agricultural and life sciences, and minors are available in Animal and Veterinary Sciences or in Equine Studies.
Students may also consider continuing their studies at the graduate level after the completion of an undergraduate degree. The school offers the Master of Science degree in Animal Science for programs of study in animal nutrition, pathology, and reproductive physiology. The Doctor of Philosophy degree may be earned in Food and Nutritional Sciences, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, or through the Individualized PhD Program.The curriculum is designed to provide a broad biological training as well as a thorough understanding of the breeding, diseases, genetics, management, nutrition and physiology of large animals and laboratory animals.




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


University of Maine

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)


Local WIB

1 - Northeastern Workforce Board

Type of Attainment:

Bachelor's Degree

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Scholarship, Grant, Work-Study, Loan

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


In-State/District Tuition

$9,240.00 Credit Hours

Other Fees

$11,286.00 Room & Board

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$30,030.00 Credit Hours

Registration Fee

$2,504.00 Credit Hours

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

19-1011.00Animal Scientists
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status



Orono, ME 04469, Orono, Maine 04469

Phone Number

(207) 581-1561

Last Updated

Mar 31, 2021


May 06, 2016