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Plant Pathology

University of California, Riverside

24 months
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17696 USD/year
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About

The Plant Pathology graduate program at University of California, Riverside offers both a Masters degree and a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology

Overview

The Plant Pathology Master's degree at University of California, Riverside is self-funded and typically takes 2 years to complete. Non-thesis (comprehensive examination) and thesis options are available. The student selecting non-thesis degree program will generally take a minimum of 36 units of upper-division and graduate courses, of which 18 must be graduate level courses in Plant Pathology. An examination committee administers a comprehensive final oral exam in the major subject.

Research in plant pathology at UC Riverside focuses on five areas: 

  • plant disease management, microbial genomics and genetics, host-pathogen interactions, Nematology,  and microbial ecology and evolution. Information about individual faculty working in these areas can be found on the faculty page and cooperating faculty page. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Plant Pathology
  • Fungal Diseases of Plants
  • Bacterial and Viral Diseases of Plants
  • Seminar in Plant Pathology
  • Phytopathogens: Nematodes (odd years)
  • A Colloquium on the Principles of Plant Pathology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students typically have a baccalaureate major in a biological science or training equivalent to that given in the Plant Science curriculum of the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences . Majors in the physical sciences are welcomed, but students must be prepared to augment their undergraduate preparation with courses in the biological sciences.
  • The GRE is no longer required for admission.
  • All candidates for the M.S. or the Ph.D. degree should have good basic preparation in chemistry and biology. It is common for students to have completed courses in biochemistry, organic chemistry, cell and molecular biology, elementary college mathematics, general physics, general botany, microbiology, statistics, genetics, plant physiology, mycology, and plant pathology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8848 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    17696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8848 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7628 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3814 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Riverside

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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