Graduate Programs

The  U of A Graduate School , in cooperation with Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, offers master's and doctoral degree programs in variety of disciplines.

Fields of Graduate Studies

Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences (AFLS)

Ph.D. with concentrations available in:

Agricultural Economics(AGEC)


Agricultural and Extension Education(AEED)


Animal Science(ANSC)

M.S., Ph.D.

Crop, Soil, & Environmental Sciences(CSES)

M.S., Ph.D.



Food Safety(AFLS)


Non-Thesis Degree -- Emphasis in Food Safety

Food Science(FDSC)

M.S., Ph.D.


M.S., Ph.D. in Plant Science

Human Environmental Sciences(HESC)

M.S. with concentrations available in:

  • Apparel Merchandising and Product Development
  • Food,  Human Nutrition and Hospitality
  • Human Development and Family Sciences

Interdepartmental Ph.D. program in Human Nutrition, Food Science and Animal Science

Plant Pathology(PLPA)


Poultry Science(POSC)

M.S., Ph.D.

Interdisciplinary Degree Programs

*M.S. in Cell & Molecular Biology (CEMB)

*Ph.D. in Cell & Molecular Biology (CEMB)

*Ph. D. in Environmental Dynamics (ENDY)

*Ph. D. in Public Policy (PUBP)