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Agronomy, M.Sc.

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University rank #201 (ARWU) Online
MS Agronomy is distance education ONLY. There is NO on-campus equivalent. MS Agronomy students can earn Agronomy Graduate Certificate after completion of 6 specific courses as they work towards the full MS degree. Students interested in on-campus Agronomy majors must choose Crop Production & Physiology, Soil Science, Ag Meteorology or Plant Breeding.

About

The MS Agronomy program is a professional degree program, which contains more credits of focused coursework than research. This is different than a traditional on-campus Agronomy program, which emphasizes research.  The program was originally designed for professionals working in industry and government, but has grown to include students from business, teaching and other professions.  

Programme Structure

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Requirements for admission will generally be:

  • Grades of no worse than a B in all required accounting courses.
  • Completed at least four upper division accounting courses, including Acct 387
  • Demonstrate strong professional communication skills through the required essays

Additional factors that will be considered are:

  • Professional work experience including internships
  • Leadership experience
  • Strong references from professional work experience and faculty
  • Convincing rationale for pursuing the degree

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12560 USD/year
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  • National

    11782 USD/year
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  • In-State

    4651 USD/year
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