Plant Protection and Pest Management, M.Sc. | University of Georgia | Athens, United States
M.Sc. On Campus

Plant Protection and Pest Management

12 months
24676 USD/year
24676 USD/year
8698 USD/year
Tuition fee
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University of Georgia's Master of Plant Protection and Pest Management (MPPPM) program is a professional, non-thesis master degree offered by the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in entomology, plant pathology, and weed science.


About this Degree

Crop and soil scientists are responsible for the world’s food, feed, and fiber supply, while conserving our soil and water resources. Our goals are to provide the best educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels; conduct innovative basic and applied research programs in the crop, soil, turf, and environmental sciences; and to provide superior service to our clientele. 

We offer a master degree in Plant Protection and Pest Management at the University of Georgia. The mission of the Crop and Soil Sciences Department is embodied in the mission of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, which is to: seek, verify, and apply knowledge related to agriculture and the environment and disseminate this knowledge through student education and public outreach programs. 

More specifically, the purpose of the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences is to: Provide baccalaureate and graduate education in crop, soil, and environmental sciences that promotes excellence in student achievement and prepares students to effectively contribute and excel in a changing world Inquire into the nature of plant growth, crop production, soil characteristics and the environment, through the discovery, interpretation, and creative application of knowledge Serve the public through timely education of producers, consumers, and agribusiness using relevant, accurate, and unbiased research-based information

Programme Structure


  • Weed Science
  • General Entomology
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Pesticides and Transgenic Crops
  • Diagnosis and Management of Plant Diseases
  • Internship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

To be admitted to the MPPPM program:

  • applicants must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution;
  • a minimum combined GRE score of 289 in the new grading scale;
  • a 3.0 grade point average (out of 4.0); and
  • three letters of reference.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8698 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8698 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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