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Advancing Poultry Science through research and education. 

The Department of Poultry Science is helping to meet a global industry need for top quality nutritionists, technicians, managers and marketers.

Interested in Poultry Science? Our graduates entering the poultry industry enjoy a job placement rate approaching 100%.

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Undergraduate Courses

The Department of Poultry Science provides the curriculum for a Bachelor of Science degree program. Graduates pursue careers in science, research, business, medicine and more!

Undergraduate Program

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Graduate Programs

The poultry science department provides the curriculum for M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs. Here you will find the list of graduate courses and information on how to apply to the POSC Graduate Program.

Graduate Programs

Poultry Science Department Faculty

Faculty Directory

Our faculty are researchers for the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service, and their innovative research moves right into the classroom.

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Why Poultry Science?

The poultry industry is a global industry reaching all parts of the world. There are real opportunities for graduates to pursue careers in rural and urban settings on both foreign and domestic soils. In the future, there will be challenges and opportunities; careers related to poultry will be in high demand. We are one of the most industry-supported departments at the University of Arkansas and with this tremendous support comes financial assistance, scholarships, internships, incredible facilities, classrooms and more. A degree in poultry science will open doors for you at the state and national levels as well as throughout the world.


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Casey Owens Poultry Science Meat Quality Research

Poultry Scientist Wayne Kuenzel Honored as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Wayne Kuenzel, professor of physiology and neuroendocrinology, was recently honored as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for his contributions to science.

Kuenzel conducts research through the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, the research arm of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. He teaches courses on physiology and neuroendocrinology in the poultry science department of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas, and is affiliated with the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science.

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