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Soil Science

Oregon State University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
11100 USD/year
11100 USD/year
5748 USD/year
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About

The Crop and Soil Science department at Oregon State University offer graduate programs, with specialization in various fields of soil science, leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Supporting course work is chosen for each student from the basic sciences and other related fields. 

Overview

Original research is an essential part of M.S. and Ph.D. programs. Each program is individually designed by the student and his or her graduate committee. The student of the Soil Science program at Oregon State University chooses a major professor and representatives of the major and two minor fields of study.

Faculty research specializations in soil science include ecosystem services, forest soils, management of soil nutrients, mineral-organic matter interactions, soil archaeology, soil biogeochemistry, soil microbial ecology, sustainable cropping systems, soil geomorphology, soil genesis, and soil hydrology. Amongst research institutions worldwide, Oregon State campus lands present the most soil diversity for study of associated problems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ecosystem Services
  • Forest Soils
  • Management Of Soil Nutrients
  • Mineral-organic Matter Interactions
  • Soil Archaeology
  • Soil Biogeochemistry
  • Soil Microbial Ecology
  • Sustainable Cropping Systems
  • Soil Geomorphology
  • Soil Genesis
  • Soil Hydrology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 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
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

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.
80
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

  • A four-year baccalaureate degree
  • Academic Records/Transcripts 
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of Reference
  • Resident Alien/Permanent Resident Card (Green Card)
  • Financial Documentation (INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5550 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5550 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    5748 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2874 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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