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M.S. In Horse Science Graduate Students
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN
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Date Posted:
Feb 6, 2024
Date Updated:
Feb 8, 2024
The M.S. in Horse Science at Middle Tennessee State University contains three concentrations of study: Equine Physiology, Equine Education, and Industry Management. Regardless of concentration, all M.S. degree candidates share a common core of coursework in research methods, statistics, and multiple disciplines in horse science and animal science. We offer a number of elective credit hours, permitting each student to customize the program with courses in other departments, research, and experiential learning opportunities. While completing an M.S. in Horse Science, Teaching Assistantships are available to students, based on merit. Student who are funded via Teaching Assistantships have the opportunity to serve as a Teaching Assistant in Horse Science undergraduate courses, assist with farm management, and/or assist with coaching our Nationally Recognized Equestrian Teams (IHSA), Stock Horse Team (ASHA), or Horse Judging Team. Teaching Assistantship assignments for funded students are made on an individual basis, after evaluation of their experience and career goals. The Middle Tennessee State University Horse Science Center is located in the growing city of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, surrounded by equine industry in many facets. Adjacent to the Horse Science Center, is the Tennessee Miller Coliseum, which hosts various equine events each year, such as AQHA shows and the Southern Equine Expo. We also offer limited on-campus boarding at the Horse Science Center to students, including graduate students. The application for Fall 2024 attendance is open until April 15th.