University of Georgia

12 months
25186 USD/year
25186 USD/year
8878 USD/year
Tuition fee
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We offer Master's and Ph.D. programs in Horticulture at the University of Georgia. These are traditional academic degree programs, emphasizing scientific study and original research. Each program is tailored to meet the needs of the student. Graduates work in academia, government, and industry.


The Department of Horticulture at the University of Georgia offers graduate work leading to the Master of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Active teaching and research programs are being conducted in ornamental horticulture, floriculture, fruits, vegetables, and nut crops. Students can focus on areas of specialization that include plant breeding, physiology, plant development, biotechnology, postharvest physiology, nutrition, biochemistry, integrated pest management, weed control, water relations, crop production and management, and product utilization. 

The department has about 40 full-time faculty members located at the Athens, Tifton and Griffin campuses, and various other locations in the state. The facilities available for graduate training include three well-equipped Experiment stations, the State Botanical Garden, and several field research centers that represent the climatic areas of the state. The department has strong interdisciplinary research programs with other departments in the University. Cooperative work is available with three federal research laboratories.

Programme Structure

  • The Department of Horticulture consists of four units: a teaching/research unit located on the main campus in Athens, research unit located at the Georgia Station in Griffin and the Coastal Plain Station in Tifton, and and extension unit with faculty in Athens, Griffin, Tifton, and Bryon Ga.
  • The Department of Horticulture offers undergraduate majors in horticulture and landscape and grounds management. Within the Horticulture major, a student may select to concentrate in fruits/vegetables, turf management, ornamentals, or on a graduate school option. The department also offers a minor in horticulture which is awarded following the successful completion of 27 hours of horticultural courses. The graduate program offers programs of study which lead to the M.S. or Ph.D. degrees.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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).

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General requirements

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    25186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12593 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    25186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12593 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    8878 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4439 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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