Agriculture - Plant Health Management, M.Sc. | Washington State University | Pullman, United States
12 months
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6369 USD/year
6369 USD/year
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About

The Agriculture - Plant Health Management program offered by Washington State University combines WSU’s world-renowned plant science graduate programs with business course in organizational management. 

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Overview

The Agriculture - Plant Health Management program is offered by Washington State University . You will be qualified to manage commercial-scale agricultural or horticultural operations and address problems with plant pathogens, insects, and weeds, as well as environmental factors that affect plant health. 

You will be equipped to serve in decision-making roles and have essential skills for maximizing plant health using modern, scientifically sound methods. A thesis is optional. Students can instead choose between a capstone project, or an internship with an employer or industry partner. Regional students have a unique opportunity to network with allied area employers, and augment their education with face-to-face learning at WSU’s four research and extension centers.

Career

Graduates will be qualified to manage commercial-scale agricultural operations and address problems associated with plant pathogens, insects and weeds, as well as environmental factors that affect plant health.

Programme Structure

All graduates will be able to:

Meet an expanding demand for plant health management specialists to promote food security and food safety on a global scale, the PHM option is designed to provide students  with a foundational understanding of the essential components of plant protection through courses in the plant health management core, as well as a basic understanding of market  aspects of the business through courses in the management core.

To prepare students to become experts in professional fields related to agriculture. Students will:

  •  Expand breadth of knowledge and expertise in agricultural disciplines and closely related fields.
  •  Increase depth of knowledge and expertise in agriculture as related to the student’s professional goals.
  •  Enhance ability to adapt to emerging changes in technology, economics, societal influences, and communication that have a dramatic impact on the agricultural  industry.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Priority deadlines: 

  • Fall June 1
  • Spring October 1
  • Summer March 1
  • Language

    English
    IELTS admission requirements IELTS
    7
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    80

    Credits

    30 SCH

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    3

    English requirements

    IELTS admission requirements IELTS
    7
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    80

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Prospective international students must have the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from an approved institution. Usually this is a minimum of four years of study beyond grade 12.
    • A grade point average equivalent to a U.S. grade of “B” or better is required. 

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      6369 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 6369 USD per year during 12 months.
    • National

      6369 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 6369 USD per year during 12 months.

    The tuition fee may vary depending on the location of your study program.

    Living costs for Pullman

    904 - 1507 USD /month
    Living costs

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

    Financing

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    Financing partner MPOWER Financing Student Loans between $2,001 - $100,000

    Funding

    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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