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Horticultural Science

North Carolina State University

24 months
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29690 USD/year
29690 USD/year
11702 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

Key facts

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

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29690 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29690 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11702 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11702 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Raleigh

1085 - 1853 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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