The Crop Sciences online M.S. degree program is for students with a Bachelor's degree in crop sciences or related biological, physical, or agricultural fields. Through this program, match your specific career needs and interests with courses spanning plant physiology to integrated pest management (IPM). Leading experts of agronomy, plant pathology, and other fields of crop sciences are ready to share their wisdom with you.
Students must be accepted by the Department of Crop Sciences and the Graduate College. The degree consists of 32 hours of coursework, including 12 hours at the 500 level. Students will have five years to obtain an M.S. degree in this program, although many complete the degree in two years.
Another option to enhance your credential, is the 3-course Online Certificate of Professional Development in Crop Sciences. The certificate program is fully-online so students can study part time while continuing to work.
Courses (Complete 32 credit hours)
Course codes and more information
- Sample Course Topics:
- Crop Production/Crop Growth
- Genetics/Plant Breeding
- Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
- Plant Physiology/Plant Pathology
- Soil Fertility
- Bioenergy Crops
- Applications are accepted on a rolling basis