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Ph.D. in Life Sciences


Animal Physiology

The graduate program in Animal Physiology is an interdisciplinary curriculum leading to Doctor of Philosophy degree in Life Sciences with a concentration in Animal Physiology. Course offerings are from several departments including, but not exclusively, Animal and Dairy Sciences; Basic Science (College of Veterinary Medicine); Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Biological Sciences; Entomology and Plant Pathology; Poultry Science; and Wildlife and Fisheries. For more information, visit our website.

Biochemistry

The department offers graduate study leading to the Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences with a concentration in Biochemistry. For more information, visit our website.

Entomology

The department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, and Plant Pathology offers graduate study leading to the Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences with a concentration in Entomology. For more information, visit our website.

Genetics

An opportunity is offered to the student who wishes to work toward a degree in Genetics. MSU offers a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Life Sciences with a concentration in Genetics and a Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences with a concentration in Genetics. The Genetics program is an interdisciplinary curriculum which utilizes the staff and facilities available in the various departments and colleges. A wide array of plant and animal material is available for genetic investigation. For more information, email Erdogan Memili: em149@ads.msstate.edu

Plant Pathology

The department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, and Plant Pathology offers graduate study leading to the Doctor of Philosophy in Life Sciences with a concentration in Plant Pathology. For more information, visit our website.