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About

Graduate study offered in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences from Mississippi State University leads to the Master of Science in Plant and Soil Sciences degree with concentrations in Agronomy and also to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Plant and Soil Sciences with a concentration in Agronomy.

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Overview

The Agronomy graduate program at Mississippi State University emphasizes research to increase the production efficiency of agronomic crops and improve the quality of food, feed, and fiber.

Master of Science - Thesis Option

The Master's of Science degree in Plant and Soil Sciences with an agronomy concentration is a research degree program. The 30-hour curriculum includes an exit seminar to describe the thesis research, a graduate-level statistics course, a minimum of 12 hours of 8000-level course credits, and a thesis defense.

Master of Science - Non-Thesis Option

The Master's of Science degree in Plant and Soil Sciences with an agronomy concentration is a research degree program. The 30-hour curriculum includes an exit seminar to describe the thesis research, a graduate-level statistics course, a minimum of 15 hours of 8000-level course credits, and a research paper and comprehensive examination.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • The Gardening Experience

  • Plant Science

  • Turf Management Lab

  • Precision Agriculture 

  • Soils Laboratory

  • Interior Planting Design and Maintenance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Review tips for a successful application.
  • Review both University and departmental deadlines.
  • Gather the full names and email addresses of three individuals to compose letters of recommendation.
  • Prepare your statement of purpose.
  • Review, edit, and finalize your resume/curriculum vitae and select a writing sample (if required).
  • Request your transcripts.
  • Arrange to have your test scores sent to The Graduate School (Examples: GRE, GMAT, TOEFL or IELTS).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    16046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4624 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Starkville

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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