Plant Pathology, M.Sc. | University of Nebraska-Lincoln | Lincoln, United States
12 months
996 USD/credit 29880 USD/year
996 USD/credit 29880 USD/year
341 USD/credit 10230 USD/year
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The Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is one of only 12 remaining departments dedicated solely to the discipline of plant pathology.  


A graduate degree in Plant Pathology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers a wide range of research opportunities in both basic and applied topics. Our graduate programs are designed around your own research, extension, and career goals. 

Opportunities for research at the M.S. and Ph.D. levels include:

  • molecular plant pathology
  • fungal molecular genetics
  • phytobacteriology
  • nematology
  • virology
  • epidemiology
  • biocontrol
  • disease resistance
  • plant diseases

Opportunities also exist for inter-disciplinary programs in biotechnology, plant breeding, microclimatology, plant stress, pest management, and international agriculture.

Programme Structure


  • Biology of Pathogens
  • Ecology & Management of Plant Pathogens
  • Plant Disease Across Nebraska
  • Plant Associated Microbes
  • Genetics of Host-Parasite Interaction
  • Plant Disease Across Nebrask

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CV/Resume
  • Letter of Intent: Applicants should write a letter of intent that describes professional goals and reasons for applying to Plant Pathology, including a description of research interests and/or areas of focus.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Faculty (optional): If interested in research, indicate up to three faculty members with whom you would be interested in working.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    29880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 341 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Lincoln

926 - 1371 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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