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Agriculture

Delaware State University

12 months
Duration
948 USD/credit 28440 USD/year
948 USD/credit 28440 USD/year
430 USD/credit 12900 USD/year
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About

The road to finding the career you want can be challenging, but it is easier with the right education and training. Such is the case with the education and training you will receive with the Agriculture program of Delaware State University.

Overview

Students in the Agriculture program of Delaware State University work closely with the faculty in their fields of study and interact with local specialists from federal and state agencies and organizations including NOAA, DNREC, USDA-ARS and the Delaware Department of Agriculture to gain vital knowledge and experience.

The Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources offers the following master’s degree Agriculture programs.

Animal Science

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Animal Science Program in the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources prepares students for additional post-graduate work as well as career opportunities and cooperative ventures with federal and state agencies, private industry, and other interested organizations. An MS in Animal Science involves research designed to solve problems that lead to improvements in food animal productivity, profitability and sustainability.  

Plant Science

The Graduate Program in the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources prepares students for career opportunities and cooperative ventures with federal and state agencies, private industry, and nearby horticultural institutions. The program strives to generate research designed to solve problems encountered in the study, production and manipulation of plant species and in evaluating various aspects of the plant sciences including plant production, physiology, culture and taxonomy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Soils and Soil Fertility
  • Advanced Aquaculture
  • Parasitology
  • Plant Breeding
  • Crop Biochemistry, Physiology and Ecology
  • Problems in Animal Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application and a non-refundable $50 application fee.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50
  • Letters of recommendation
  • For all graduate programs, official scores on the GRE, GMAT, MAT
  • Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in plant sciences or the equivalent, with (30) credits from the following list of courses: General Botany, Horticultural Plant Materials, Statistics/Biometrics, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Field Crops, Forage Crops, Ecology, Plant Systematics, Soils, Entomology, Weed Science, Genetics, Plant Physiology, Molecular Biology, Plant Pathology and Plant Propagation.
  • Foreign applicants must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).  In lieu of the TOEFL or IELTS exams, students can enroll in Delaware State University’s English Language Institute (ELI).
  • International applicants must provide WES or ECE evaluated transcripts 60 days prior to enrollment noting completion of the baccalaureate degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 948 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 948 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 430 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Dover

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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