Illinois State University

12 months
17651 USD/year
17651 USD/year
9676 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The department offers work leading to the Master of Science degree in Agriscience with sequences in Agribusiness, Agriscience, and Agriculture Education and Leadership at Illinois State University. 


All Agriscience sequences at Illinois State University offer a thesis option and a comprehensive examination (non-thesis) option.

Learning outcomes

Students selecting the AgriScience Sequence may elect a Horticulture, Animal Science, or Agronomy concentration. The academic content of this sequence includes biological science, chemistry, and agricultural science subjects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geospatial Technologies In Agriculture
  • Crop Growth And Development
  • Weed Science
  • Food Industry Marketing And Strategic Management
  • Residential And Sports Turf Management
  • Landscape Design
  • Plant Biotechnology And Breeding
  • Soil Fertility And Fertilizers
  • Agricultural Statistics
  • Livestock Breeding
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Current Issues In The Livestock Industry
  • Livestock Industry: Beef Cattle
  • Graduate Seminar In Agriculture
  • Statistics In Applied Science And Technology
  • Research Methodology In Agriculture
  • Biostatistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International freshman students are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores unless they have attended a U.S. high school for three or more years. 
  • However, submitting SAT or ACT scores may make you eligible for scholarships at the University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9676 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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