Department of Poultry Science

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Program Description

In the Department of Poultry Science, our students have access to the rich resources of a nationally respected faculty (consisting of approximately 30 faculty members in various fields of study) and state-of-the-art teaching, research and extension facilities. Undergraduate, M.S. and Ph.D. programs are offered by the Department.

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The poultry science department provides the curriculum for B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs. Here you will find the complete list of Poultry Science Undergraduate Courses, a link to the Graduate Courses and a link to scholarship and financial aid information.

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Scholarships & Financial Aid

Poultry science majors typically receive between $125K and $150K in scholarships awarded from the Poultry Science Department and The Poultry Federation.  Scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000 per student, per year. All of this would not be possible without the tremendous support our department receives from the poultry industry, allied industry, the Poultry Federation, and generous donors.

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About CEPS

The Center of Excellence for Poultry Science includes the poultry science department, 5 scientists from USDA-ARS and associated faculty from several departments on the Fayetteville campus and from other campuses within the State of Arkansas. The objective of the CEPS is to develop the knowledge and intellectual capacity to meet the specific needs of poultry production/processing/marketing firms to help them remain competitive in a global economy. The CEPS shall meet the needs of society regarding issues such as food safety and security, human nutrition, animal health and well-being, and environmental stewardship.


Poultry Science Events

POSC 20 Year Celebration (10/6/2015)

Arkansas State Fair Broiler Show (10/10/2015)

National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest (11/1/2015-11/3/2015)