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Horticulture, Master

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Overview

The program is directed toward students entering careers in horticulture upon completion of the degree, or students requiring additional education for advancement in their careers.

Prerequisites to Master of Science Degree Program (Thesis Option): A candidate must have a B.S. degree from an accredited institution with a background in physical and biological sciences, horticulture, and supporting agricultural disciplines. The student will work with a major adviser, who will arrange a committee to evaluate the student’s background and plan a program of study with the student.

Requirements for the Master of Science Degree (Thesis Option): A minimum of 24 semester hours of graduate level course work and 6 hours of thesis are required, in addition to any deficiency courses that may be specified. The student’s advisory committee will also serve as the thesis and oral examination committee.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Horticulture Judging and Competition Activity
  • Professional Landscape Management
  • Fruit Production Science and Technology
  • Horticulture Physiology
  • Special Topics in Horticulture, Turf or Landscape
  • Horticulture Judging and Competition Activity
  • Professional Landscape Installation and Construction

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    79

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    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • You must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education, with a grade point average of 3.0 on the last 60 credit hours of academic coursework OR a 3.0 cumulative grade average. You must also meet the minimum requirements for the program to which you are applying; requirements vary by program.
  • A candidate must have a B.S. degree from an accredited institution with a background in physical and biological sciences, horticulture, and supporting agricultural disciplines

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1138 USD/credit
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  • National

    421 USD/credit
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Living costs for Fayetteville

  • 930 - 1350 USD/month
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