M.Sc. On Campus

Integrated Plant and Soil Sciences

University of Kentucky

12 months
32564 USD/year
32564 USD/year
13404 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The interdepartmental graduate program in Integrated Plant and Soil Sciences offers graduate work leading to the Master of Science at the University of Kentucky.


Our faculty belong to the Departments of Forestry, Horticulture, and Plant and Soil Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment.   IPSS builds strength in the current graduate M.S. and Ph.D. research areas of Crop Science, Horticulture, Forest Science, Plant Biology, and Soil Science. 

The Integrated Plant and Soil Sciences integrated program at the University of Kentucky provides a unique opportunity to cultivate and exploit the benefits of an interdisciplinary approach to graduate education and research. The IPSS program provides a dynamic environment that can evolve interdisciplinary credentials, programs, and projects tailored to suit the needs of current and future graduate students in the plant and soil science disciplines, and develop options responsive to developing scientific trends in agricultural science.   

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Nanoparticles in the environment
  • Novel flavonoids
  • Agriculture and global climate change
  • New technologies in nutrient analysis
  • Agronomic practices that destroy soil fragipans and improve soil water holding capacity
  • Developing and releasing a new non-toxic tall fescue variety

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The University of Kentucky requires a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) on the Test of
  • English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all applicants whose native language is not English (or who did not graduate from an accredited English-speaking College or University). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32564 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32564 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    32564 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32564 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13404 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13404 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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