Plant and Environmental Sciences (MS)

Clemson University

Date Posted: July 10, 2019
Submitted by: Genevieve LaMarr LeMee
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Master's Degree
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


Areas of specialization within Plant and Environmental Sciences (PES) include Agronomy, Crop Improvement, Crop Physiology, Horticulture, Integrated Pest Management, Microbial Ecology, Plant Breeding, Plant Nutrient Management, Plant Physiology, Soil Science, Sustainable Agriculture, Turfgrass Science, and Weed Science. The MS degree requires a thesis. The non-thesis MS option is a terminal degree that may be suited for students who will pursue a career in business, education, or other areas that do not require substantial research experience.

Students with Baccalaureate degrees in Agronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Horticulture, Physics, Plant Sciences, Soil Sciences, or other related disciplines are welcome to pursue their graduate studies in PES at Clemson.

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