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South Dakota State University

Department of Dairy and Food Science

Brookings, SD

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South Dakota State University

Overview

South Dakota State University / Department of Dairy and Food Science is located in Brookings, SD, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Dairy science
Master of Science (MS) Food science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Dairy science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Food science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary oral and written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
1
Accepted
1
Enrolled
10%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported April 15th No
Spring deadline Not reported August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships

Student Body

9
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 11.11%
White or Caucasian 11%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 77.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Dairy cattle nutrition, energy metabolism, food safety, dairy processing technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 2201
Brookings, SD  57007
United States
Contact Dr. Vikram V. Mistry
Head
Email: vikram.mistry@sdstate.edu
Phone: 605-688-4116
Fax: 605-688-6276