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Agriscience

Illinois State University

M.Sc.
24 months
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838 USD/credit
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About

The department offers work leading to the Master of Science degree in Agriculture with sequences in Agribusiness, Agriscience, and Agriculture Education and Leadership. 

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Overview

All sequences offer a thesis option and a comprehensive examination (non-thesis) option.

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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

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.
2.8 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
92 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

A student applying to a master's program must:

  • have earned a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a college or university that is accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting association, or do so within one academic year
  • have a minimum 2.8 GPA (on a scale in which an A is a 4.0) for the last 60 hours of undergraduate work
  • present official transcripts from each college or university other than Illinois State at which graduate, undergraduate, or non-degree credit was earned.
  • submit names and email addresses of two references for letters of recommendation within the online application
  • submit official GRE Scores (use institutional code 1319)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    838 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 838 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    838 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 838 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    403 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 403 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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