M.Sc. On Campus

Plant Science

Missouri State University

12 months
17248 USD/year
8576 USD/year
8576 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Why study Plant Science at Missouri State University? The plant science graduate program is uniquely tailored to your professional goals and research interests through the development of an individualized program of study through collaboration between you and your advisor.


Our facilities support a variety of research endeavors, including the examination of fruit production, soil nutrition, plant genetics and botany.

You receive professional advisement and research support from our faculty, who assist you in planning your schedule, developing your research goals and overseeing your thesis.

The Master of Science in Plant Science at Missouri State University is an interdepartmental program supported by the departments of agriculture, biology and chemistry. This program focuses on a detailed study of plant nutrition, production, usage and genetics through a blend of academic courses and long-term research opportunities to prepare you for a variety of careers related to the production and usage of plants.

Take root in a field you love

The plant science graduate program prepares you to work in a variety of careers that directly work with or are associated with the production, management and use of plants. With the skills and knowledge you gain through the plant science program, you are prepared for careers in the following areas:

  • Agribusiness
  • Biotechnology
  • Crop, fruit and vegetable production and protection
  • Environmental preservation
  • Extension education
  • Landscape management
  • Nursery and seed production
  • Research
  • Teaching

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Introduction to Wine
  • Wine Appreciation for Consumers
  • Suburban Horticulture
  • Herbaceous Plants
  • Herbaceous Plants
  • Turf Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The International Student Application and Fee
  • You must have completed a U.S. bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution, with a 2.75 (U.S. scale) grade point average for the last 60 credit hours. Please refer to the Graduate Catalog for admission requirements for each individual graduate program. 
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Graduate Required Tests

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17248 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8576 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8576 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Springfield

725 - 1020 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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