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Horticultural Science

North Carolina State University

Master On Campus Online
24 months
Duration
28998 USD/year
28998 USD/year
11672 USD/year
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About

The Master of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University is a non-thesis program designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of horticulture science and practices.

Overview

Extending beyond the study of fruits, vegetables, nursery and floriculture crops, this degree encompasses a broad range of cross-commodity areas such as plant breeding, weed science, urban horticulture, sustainable agriculture, postharvest physiology and landscape design. 

Individuals in many different career paths may benefit from earning their MHS, including:

  • extension agents
  • community college instructors
  • industry personnel looking to change jobs or receive advanced training
  • master gardeners
  • individuals looking for a more in-depth experience in horticulture science.

As a non-thesis program, the Master of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University substitutes additional coursework in lieu of the research and thesis required by other programs. Students work with a graduate committee to determine a plan of coursework, which provides additional flexibility and allows students to tailor their degree to their area of interest. This degree is ideal for individuals who do not plan on pursuing a PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Ornamentals and Landscape Technology 
  • Plant ID 
  • Plant Growth and Development 
  • Plant Propagation 
  • Fruit & Vegetable Production 
  • Greenhouse Crop Production 
  • Weeds & Diseases of Ornamentals 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
    • Personal Statement
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • Transcripts
    • Interview/resume/essays
    • Test Scores
    • Proof of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28998 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28998 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    28998 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28998 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11672 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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