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Department of Dairy Science

Welcome to the Department of Dairy Science

Study in a small, internationally recognized department that specializes in offering research, travel and competitive opportunities to our students. We invite you to bring your interest in animals and let us prepare you for an exciting career in a dynamic industry with a major that has a 100% placement of graduating seniors.

Dairy cows in field walking toward camera.
Black and white cows in a grassy field


The Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences and the Department of Dairy Science have joined to form the School of Animal Sciences.
As we work through various aspects of this change, the DASC website will continue to operate through the end of 2022 - 2023 academic year.

Learn more about the newly formed School of Animal Sciences.


Our Undergraduate Program

Three academic options to give students maximum flexibility  

Our Graduate Program

Real-world job experience while earning a M.S. or Ph.D.  

***Calendars for DASC and APSC are now merged as we move forward as the School of Animal Sciences.***

For additional dairy specific extension activities, visit