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Plant and Soil Sciences

The University of Vermont

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
1720 USD/credit
1720 USD/credit
683 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Plant and Soil Science degree offered by The University of Vermont provides professional development for students who wish to continue their education after graduating with science oriented undergraduate programs, typically in earth, biological or agricultural sciences. In exceptional cases admission has been granted to students with degrees in other fields.

Overview

The Plant and Soil Science degree offered by The University of Vermont require that the student completes a research program and a schedule of classes that is designed by the student and his/her advisor to support the research study. Each student will be further supported by a study committee that comprises faculty with expertise in relevant areas of science. Research topics are usually supported by peer-reviewed grants and thus address important topics in Plant and Soil Science and allied fields.

Plant and Soil Science is an applied science department. Our faculty work on developing sustainable strategies and technologies that solve problems associated with agriculture and food systems. Reaching out to stakeholders, for example farmers and land managers but also the public at large is part of the tradition of Land Grant Universities and their agricultural departments. For this reason, requirements in our graduate programs include communication with science professionals through professional presentations, the public through outreach efforts, and undergraduate students by contributing in our teaching effort.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Home & Garden Horticulture
  • Intro to Ecological Agr
  • A Bug's Life
  • Special Topics
  • Entomology & Pest Mgmt
  • Weed Ecology & Management
  • Plant Pathology
  • Indoor Plants
  • Cold Climate Viticulture

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

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.
3

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.
90
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Contact information for all three people who will provide letters of recommendation (information is submitted in the application)
  • One official transcript from each institution you have attended, including the one you currently attend 
  • Writing Sample (where required)
  • Test Scores (where required)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1720 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1720 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1720 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1720 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    683 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 683 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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