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Ph.D. in Agricultural Sciences


Agriculture Extension Education

The Agricultural Information Science and Education Program in the School of Human Sciences offers graduate courses leading to the Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences with a concentration in Agricultural and Extension Education. For more information, visit our website.

Agronomy

Graduate study offered in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences leads to the Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences with a concentration in Agronomy. The Department of Plant and Soil Sciences offers graduate programs in Plant Breeding and Genetics, Molecular Biology, Crop Modeling, Agronomy, Soil Science, Crop Physiology, Weed Science, Turfgrass Science, Remote Sensing, and Horticulture. For more information, visit our website.

Animal and Dairy Science

The Animal and Dairy Sciences program offers graduate study toward the Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences with a concentration in Animal and Dairy Science. For more information, visit our website.

Animal Nutrition

The graduate program in Animal Nutrition is an interdepartmental curriculum leading to a Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences with a concentration in Animal Nutrition. The student selects course offerings from Animal and Dairy Sciences; Poultry Science; Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion; Wildlife and Fisheries; and Biochemistry. For more information, visit our website.

Engineering Technology

Graduate study is offered in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences with a concentration in Engineering Technology. For more information, visit our website.

Health Promotion

Ph.D. students in Agricultural and Extension Education may select an emphasis in health promotion by taking courses in the Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion Department’s Health Promotion curriculum. These courses must be approved by the minor professor. This program is designed to equip students for careers as public health educators, health promotion specialists, and health scientists. Students in this emphasis may sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist exam offered by the National Commission on Health Education Credentialing (www.nchec.org) when they have successfully completed at least 25 hours in the Health Promotion area. For more information, visit our website.

Horticulture

Graduate study offered in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences leads to the Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences with a concentration in Horticulture. The Department of Plant and Soil Sciences offers graduate programs in Plant Breeding and Genetics, Molecular Biology, Crop Modeling, Agronomy, Soil Science, Crop Physiology, Weed Science, Turfgrass Science, Remote Sensing, and Horticulture. For more information, visit our website.

Poultry Science

The Poultry Science Department offers the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Agricultural Sciences with a concentration in Poultry Science. For more information, visit our website.

Weed Science

Graduate study offered in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences leads to the Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences with a concentration in Weed Science. The Department of Plant and Soil Sciences offers graduate programs in Plant Breeding and Genetics, Molecular Biology, Crop Modeling, Agronomy, Soil Science, Crop Physiology, Weed Science, Turfgrass Science, Remote Sensing, and Horticulture. For more information, visit our website.