M.Sc. On Campus

Integrated Agricultural Sciences

Texas State University

12 months
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Based on a multidisciplinary approach, the Master of Science (M.S.) degree with a major in Integrated Agricultural Sciences at Texas State University will expose students to the breadth of agriculture, and provide opportunities for them to integrate what they learn across different courses. 


Students will be able to enhance their depth of knowledge in the focus area of their choice: agricultural business, economics and policy; agricultural education; animal science; or crop and soil science.  


Graduates of the Integrated Agricultural Sciences program at Texas State University will develop  a 21st century expertise with theoretical and practical skills necessary to analyze, optimize, and  apply their knowledge to complex agro-systems.  The rigorous interdisciplinary agriculture curriculum will provide exposure to real-world applications, for students to develop technical and leadership skills necessary for an effective career in addressing and solving food and agricultural issues.  Each student’s degree will culminate in either thesis-based research or in a non-thesis professional paper.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Agricultural Development and Policy
  • Research Methods in Integrated Agricultural Sciences
  • Agroecology and Integrated Agriculture
  • Foundations of Ethics and Leadership in Agriculture
  • The Role of Animal Science in Society: An Integrated Approach
  • Research Experience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee


  • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
  • baccalaureate degree in agriculture, biology, chemistry, economics, education, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited university
  • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • official GRE (general test only) with competitive scores
  • resume/CV detailing prior work experience, research experience, awards, scholarships, and other related qualifications
  • statement of interest
  • three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 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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