Range Science Graduate Program

The Department of Animal and Range Sciences offers graduate work in range science leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Specific areas of study include range ecology, animal and plant nutrition, plant taxonomy, range improvements, disturbed land reclamation, range animal behavior, range animal interactions, range physiology, grazing management, brush and weed control, ecophysiology, and watershed management.

The Department of Animal and Range Sciences is a sponsoring department in the recently approved interdisciplinary graduate degree program that offers both an M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Water Science and Management. The degree program is being handled through the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES). Interested students are encouraged to contact the Interim Department Head of Animal and Range Sciences, Dennis Hallford, at (575)646-2515 or dhallfor@nmsu.edu for more information.


Dr. Andres Cibils
Chairman, Range Science Graduate Committee
Department of Animal & Range Sciences, NMSU
P.O. Box 30003, MSC 3-I
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8003
Phone: (575) 646-4342
Fax: (575) 646-5441