M.Sc. On Campus

Integrated Agricultural Sciences

12 months
765 USD/credit 27540 USD/year
765 USD/credit 27540 USD/year
357 USD/credit 12852 USD/year
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Students of the Integrated Agricultural Sciences program from Texas State University develop technical and leadership skills necessary for an effective career in addressing and solving real-world food and agricultural issues.


By integrating animal science, plant and soil science, agricultural economics, and agricultural education into one program, students experience a transdisciplinary approach to research and education concerning land-use strategies, crop and animal production, distribution, sales, economics, policy, and the environment.

Program Mission

The Integrated Agricultural Sciences program from Texas State University provides an enriched learning environment for a diverse body of graduate students and prepares them for careers in agriculture-related fields at the state, national and international levels. The department conducts multidisciplinary research and provides services that enhance the livelihood of farming communities and improve food security.

Career Options

  • agricultural economist
  • farm and ranch manager
  • nursery manager
  • animal scientist
  • plant scientist
  • agronomist
  • grower
  • land conservationist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • baccalaureate degree in agriculture, biology, chemistry, economics, education, or a closely related field demonstrating adequate preparation from a regionally accredited university. The degree earned should indicate the ability to conduct and complete the thesis research proposed or the non-thesis program with excellent results. Read additional information about background course work.
  • a copy of an official transcript from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • resume/CV detailing prior work experience, research experience, awards, scholarships, and other related qualifications
  • statement of interest (two-page maximum) 
  • three letters of recommendation from non-related individuals familiar with your scholarly work and/or relevant work experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12852 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 357 USD per credit during 12 months.

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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