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Graduate Program Requirements

Name of ProgramGRE Required?Minimum GRE ScoreNumber of Reference Letters RequiredResume/CV Required?Personal Statement Required?Other Important Information
Agribusiness
M.Ag.
Yes No minimum score 3 Yes Yes Deadlines for assistantship consideration are Jan. 5 for fall semester entry and July 1 for spring semester entry.
Agricultural Economics
M.S.
Yes No minimum score 3 Yes Yes Deadlines for assistantship consideration are Jan. 5 for fall semester entry and July 1 for spring semester entry.
Agricultural Economics
Ph.D.
Yes No minimum score 3 Yes Yes Deadlines for assistantship consideration are Jan. 5 for fall semester entry and July 1 for spring semester entry.
Agricultural Communications
M.S.
If applicant's overall undergraduate GPA is below 3.25 No minimum score 3 Yes Yes
Agricultural Education
M.S.
If applicant's overall undergraduate GPA is below 3.25 No minimum score 3 Yes Yes
Agricultural Education
Ph.D.
Yes No minimum score 3 Yes Yes A minimum of 3 years of appropriate work experience is required.
Agricultural Leadership
M.Ag.
No N/A 3 Yes Yes
Animal Science
M.S.
Yes No minimum score 3 Yes Yes Minimum background requirements: B.S. degree in Animal Science, Food Science or closely related field with core courses in genetics, physiology, nutrition and organic chemistry (or equivalent) and 3.0 undergraduate GPA.
Animal Science
Ph.D.
Yes No minimum score 3 Yes Yes Minimum background requirements: B.S. degree in Animal Science, Food Science or closely related field with core courses in genetics, physiology, nutrition and organic chemistry (or equivalent) and 3.0 GPA.
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
M.S. (Thesis and non-thesis)
Yes 154/153 preferred 3 Yes Yes
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Ph.D.
Yes 154/153 preferred 3 Yes Yes
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
M.S.
Preferred 150/150 preferred 3 Yes Yes GRE is preferred if seeking Graduate Research Assistantship.
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
Ph.D.
Preferred 150/150 preferred 3 Yes Yes GRE is preferred if seeking Graduate Research Assistantship.
Crop Science
Ph.D.
No N/A 3 Yes Yes
Entomology and Plant Pathology
M.S.
Yes No minimum score 3 Yes Yes
Entomology
Ph.D.
Yes No minimum score 3 Yes Yes M.S. degree with a research thesis is required. Direct B.S. to Ph.D. option- Students who are interested in this program and hold a B.S. must first enter a research thesis M.S. program within the department. After completing at least two semesters of graduate study and with the approval of their Major Professor and Advisory Committee, the student may submit a request to the Department Head to enter a direct B.S. to Ph.D.
Food Science
M.S.
Yes No minimum score 3 Yes Yes
Food Science
Ph.D.
Yes No minimum score 3 Yes Yes
Horticulture
M.S.
Yes No minimum score 3 Yes Yes
International Agriculture
M.Ag.
No N/A 2 No Yes
International Agriculture
M.S.
No N/A 2 No Yes
Natural Resource Ecology and Management
M.S.
Yes No minimum score 3 Yes Yes Faculty member must agree to act as advisor.
Natural Resource Ecology and Management
Ph.D.
Yes No minimum score 3 Yes Yes Faculty member must agree to act as advisor.
Plant and Soil Sciences
M.S.
No N/A 3 Yes Yes
Plant Pathology
Ph.D.
Yes No minimum score 3 Yes Yes M.S. degree with a research thesis is required. Direct B.S. to Ph.D. option- Students who are interested in this program and hold a B.S. must first enter a research thesis M.S. program within the department. After completing at least two semesters of graduate study and with the approval of their Major Professor and Advisory Committee, the student may submit a request to the Department Head to enter a direct B.S. to Ph.D.
Soil Science
Ph.D.
No N/A 3 Yes Yes