Animal Sciences (MS)
Graduate Chair

 Rajesh Jha, PhD

Agricultural Sciences 314H
1955 East West Road
Honolulu, HI  96822
p: 808-956-4122
f:  808-956-4024


Animal Science Graduate Studies




February 1 for the Fall Semester
September 1 for the Spring Semester

This information along with application materials may be found a:  Graduate Division-Animal Science



  • Complete University of Hawaii Graduate Admissions Application online
  • Submit Original transcripts from academic institutions attended (even though a degree was not earned). Transcripts must be sent directly to:

    Graduate Division
    2540 Maile Way
    Spalding Hall 354
    Honolulu, Hawaii  96822

  • Before proceeding any further:  It is strongly recommended that you contact a Faculty member to work with and list them in your Application.  Contact information can be found here.
  • Upload the following documents to the Graduate Application Suppleental Documents Upload Website:

    1.  Resume

    2.  Statement of Purpose (<1000 words) which clearly describes the following
           a.  Why you are interested in the program
           b.  What type of research you want to do
           c.  Why you want to attend the University of Hawaii to achieve your goals

  • Use the Graduate Application Supplemental Documents Upload Website to request a minimum of Three confidential letters of recommendation from people who know your academic strengths and can comment on your suitability for graduate studies.
     (Advice:  get one more than the required number)
  • Send official GRE General Test scores directly to the Office of Graduate Education.  Applicants may submit unofficial scores while applying for admission.  However, admitted students are required to submit official scores in order to enroll at UHM, The Educational Testing Service (ETS) code for UHM is 4867.
  • Non-native speakers of English must send TOEFL scores or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic scores.  Applicants are exempt from the TOEFL or IELTS if they are native speakers of English or have received, within the last five years, a bachelor's or advanced degree from an accredited/recognized college or university in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, United Kingdom, or the United States.

HNFAS Department

1955 East West Road
AgSci 216

Honolulu, HI 96822

phone: 808-956-7095

fax: 808-956-4024


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