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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.

Holstein dairy cow at Kentland Farm

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.  


CALS Events Calendar

  • Oct 18 2021 Hokie Cow Classic A special edition of the Hokie Cow Class Golf Tournament has been scheduled for October 18, 2021! Registration to begin during the summer. Details TBA.