The Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Veterinary Sciences was established
in 2011 to serve a growing need to educate Nevada’s agricultural producers in a
variety of disciplines; continue functioning as Nevada’s one source for preparing
students for vet schools and maintaining our high standards in the areas of nutrition
The Mission of the Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Veterinary Sciences (ANVS) is to demonstrate a commitment to excellence and innovation while meeting the needs of the citizens of the State of Nevada and the Nation. This mission is accomplished by the following:
- Provide strong educational programs in the disciplines of Agriculture, Nutrition, Veterinary Sciences and Rangeland Ecology and Management at the undergraduate, graduate degree and internship levels.
- Train students to meet state and national needs by increasing the work force of agriculturalists, nutritionists (nutritional science/dietetics) and animal healthcare professionals.
- Conduct innovative research in the departmental disciplines providing local, national and global impact
- Address critical issues identified by the citizens of the State of Nevada through continued teaching, scholarly activities and service.