12 months
21114 USD/year
18798 USD/year
12462 USD/year
Tuition fee
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MS Agriculture, Specialization in Environmental Horticultural Science from California Polytechnic State University for students with undergraduate preparation in horticulture and/or plant science.


Current research of the Environmental Horticultural Science program of California Polytechnic State University is focused primarily in applied plant physiology, nursery and potted plant production, sustainable landscape development and maintenance, and integrated pest management. Thesis required.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate expertise in their respective discipline.
  • Develop, test or select the appropriate technology in their respective discipline.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills.
  • Formulate decisions utilizing professional ethics.
  • Value the diversity of people and ideas.
  • Investigate problems using critical thinking and derive appropriate solutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Systematics for Agriculture
  • Thesis in Environmental Horticulture Science
  • Applied Experimental Design and Regression Models
  • Crop Physiology
  • Nursery Crop Production

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose
  • Transcript(s) from the institution granting bachelor’s degree
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of academic and/or professional recommendation.
  • Results from Graduate Record Examination (GRE standard test); quantitative, verbal and writing scores should be at the 50th percentile or higher for consideration.
  •  Language proficiency requirement. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21114 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21114 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    18798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18798 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12462 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12462 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for San Luis Obispo

1100 - 1800 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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