The graduate program in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences trains students at the master's and doctoral levels and prepares them for careers in extension, academia and industry. Master's students typically work in Cooperative Extension, as well as in agricultural, environmental and regulatory industries. Doctoral students commonly fill research and development positions in academia and industry.

Master's Degrees

Learn more about the master's degree programs offered in crop and soil sciences.

Doctoral Degrees

Learn about the doctoral degrees offered through the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences.

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Admission Requirements for both M.S. and Ph.D. programs:

  • Transcripts
  • GRE scores
  • TOEFL (for international students without a degree from an English speaking University)
  • Three letters of reference
  • Statement of purpose (or letter of intent)

Application Deadlines

Domestic Applicants

  • Fall Semester - July 1
  • Spring Semester - November 15
  • May and Extended Summer Session - April 1
  • Summer Semester - May 1


International Applicants

  • Fall Semester - April 15
  • Spring Semester - October 15
  • Summer Semester - February 15