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Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science

12 months
Duration
18942 USD/year
18942 USD/year
9398 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

As a program within the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences, the mission of the Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science program of Virginia Tech is to optimize plant productivity and quality by limiting the impact of biotic and abiotic stresses on the profitability of crops and other plant enterprises, as well as the impact of these stresses on natural and agricultural ecosystems. 

Overview

Key facts:

  • At the master's level, students of the Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science program of Virginia Tech participate in the M.S. program in Life Sciences, which also allows flexibility among the different options. For the M.S., students apply to the MSLFS degree type and select PPWS as the program.
  • PPWS offers the M.S. degree in any of the departmental concentrations. M.S. students meet the core requirements of the M.S. in the Life Sciences program and choose electives for the plan of study in consultation with a three-person advisory committee. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Plant Bioengineering and Bioregulation
  • Plant Pathogenic Agents
  • Seminar in Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology
  • Plant Problem Diagnosis
  • Principles of Plant Disease Management 
  • Diseases of Crop Plants

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
150 (quantitative)
4 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your application online, along with the $75 application fee
  • Include a scanned copy of your college transcripts with your online application, then arrange for an official copy to be sent to us after you receive an offer of admission
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • The Graduate School doesn’t require entrance tests, but check to see whether your department requires you to submit GRE, GMAT, or subject test scores with your application 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9471 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9471 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9398 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4699 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Blacksburg

1166 - 1906 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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