Interested in animals and cutting edge technology? Looking for a program
that will prepare you for success? Striving for that competitive edge for the
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland is ideal for students looking to combine an interest in biotechnology with animal science.
The Animal Biotechnology option is a relatively new addition to our program. It combines the basic required animal science courses with a focus on biology and technology. This option has a heavy emphasis on science courses, to prepare students for a professional career. Some of the career options with this track include: an industry career in animal biotechnology; a graduate degree in biotechnology (either MS and/or PHD); or a professional degree and career (Veterinary or Human Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy.)