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Soil and Crop Sciences

Colorado State University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
1432 USD/credit
1432 USD/credit
584 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Science in Soil and Crop Sciences at Colorado State University can prepare you for a challenging career in many areas including: soil and crop management, plant breeding and genetics, seed science, environmental soil science, soil resources and conservation, and ecosystem management.

Overview

Graduate research opportunities exist in the area of agroecosystems management, with an emphasis on a systems approach to research that incorporates the interactions of the ecosystem with soil and crop management. The Master of Science in Soil and Crop Sciences is offered by Colorado State University.

Research extends across all the major ecosystems of Colorado including prairie and mountain environments, dryland and irrigated agroecosystems in the semi-arid plains, and rangelands.

Major research emphases are precision crop and nutrient management and management systems that improve efficiency of crop water use. Additional research emphases include soil carbon and nutrient dynamics in cropping systems, beneficial use of manures, biosolids, and other wastes, crop variety development, forage management, and development of biofuel and other alternative crops.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Crops 
  • Environmental Issues in Agriculture
  • Applied Information Technology in Agriculture
  • Water in the West
  • Seed Anatomy and Identification
  • Seed Development and Metabolism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts/Credential & Certified Translations
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1432 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1432 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1432 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1432 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    584 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 584 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

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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Soil and Crop Sciences
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Colorado State University

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