Future Graduate Students

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If you have a background or interest in biotechnology, genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, physics, math, sustainable agriculture, science or math, Horticulture and Crop Science could be a great fit for you. HCS offers two degree options: Master of Science or Doctor of Philosphy.

Learn about our graduate degree options & curriculum


Applying for our Graduate ProgramS

Students applying for an M.S. in Horticulture and Crop Science or the Ph.D. in Horticulture and Crop Science are required to have earned a bachelors or professional degree from an accredited college or university by the expected date of entry.

Prerequisite training that will enable the student to pursue graduate study work in Horticulture and Crop Science is strongly encouraged. Training constitutes adequate preparation in life sciences, physical sciences, and mathematics. Students applying with undergraduate degrees in non-scientific fields should contact us prior to submitting an application.