The program’s faculty members provide training in a wide variety of plant science related disciplines including plant functional genomics and molecular physiology, plant conservation biology and ecology, plant protection and management, and landscape resource management. The program at University of Maryland offers graduate study leading to the Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees.
The objectives of the Plant Science Graduate Program are as follows:
Assist students in developing scholarship of plant science sufficient to allow them to make professional contributions and to be leaders in plant sciences, management and in the plant-based industries.
Advance knowledge in plant sciences critical to improving the efficiency, profitability and sustainability of global and national agricultural and natural resources.
Provide students with the skills in analyzing and interpreting quantitative and qualitative information; using inductive and deductive reasoning; and communicating verbally and in writing.
- Environmental Plant Physiology
- Sports Turf Management
- Advanced Crop Science
- Commercial Turf Maintenance and Production
- Principles of Plant Pathology
- Green Roofs and Urban Sustainability
- Greenhouse Crop Production
- Environmental Horticulture
- Weed Science
- Application of Knowledge in Plant Sciences
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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DisciplinesBiology Biodiversity & Conservation Botany View 183 other Masters in Botany in United States
- Statement of Purpose (500 words or fewer)
- TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
- Letters of Recommendation (3)
- Description of Research/Work Experience
- Faculty of Interest
- Optional: Writing Samples (up to two)
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (optional)
- GRE Subject (optional)
- Portfolio PDF Upload (optional)
International51180 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
National51180 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State23040 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 12 months.
Living costs for College Park
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