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¿Qué aprenderé?

The M.S. in Agriculture program is designed to provide practitioners and professionals with an opportunity to strengthen and diversify their expertise in agriculture-related disciplines. The program is completely web-based and can be completed from anywhere in the world, although students may choose to take courses on the Pullman campus. Outstanding faculty participation from a diverse array of academic disciplines makes the program truly interdisciplinary. Faculty are a included from animal science, crop and soil sciences, entomology, horticulture, landscape architecture, plant pathology, food science, and economic sciences. With support from an advising committee, students have the opportunity to tailor their coursework to meet their personal and professional learning goals.

To enable students to become outstanding educators and practitioners in agricultural disciplines, the program will foster the development of excellent communication and teaching skills, as well as a comprehensive understanding of research approaches used to address agricultural issues.

Both non-thesis (coursework emphasis) and thesis (research emphasis) tracks are available to students pursuing the MS in Agriculture degree. The non-thesis plan is generally more suitable for distance students.

The non-thesis option requires the completion of additional coursework, preparation of an independent project paper, and an oral defense of concepts discussed in the independent project paper or immersion-based training, and relevant course work. The non-thesis option provides students who do not intend to develop comprehensive research skills with an opportunity to obtain an advanced degree of similar quality and depth as a thesis-based master’s degree program. Additional coursework and the independent project/paper or immersion-based training are substituted for the intensive thesis experience. The non-thesis option is designed for students with relevant experience in industry who are interested in expanding their expertise in a particular agricultural discipline. Knowledge acquired through this experience will likely be used by successful candidates to improve performance or expand opportunities for advancement in a current employment situation, or to support a student with redirecting their career opportunities towards a new discipline.

Students interested in a thesis plan should address this in their application ‘Statement of Purpose.’ In general, the thesis option requires both the successful completion of coursework, and the preparation and oral defense of the thesis based on a research project the student conducted. The thesis option is ideal for people who are interested in pursuing or expanding a professional career involving the scientific aspects of an agricultural discipline. The thesis plan also is suitable for individuals who intend to continue their graduate education.

Student Learning Outcomes:

To prepare students to become experts in professional fields related to agriculture. Students will:

Expand breadth of knowledge and expertise in agricultural disciplines and closely related fields.
Increase depth of knowledge and expertise in agriculture as related to the student’s professional goals.
Enhance ability to adapt to emerging changes in technology, economics, societal influences, and communication that have a dramatic impact on the agricultural industry.

To prepare students to become outstanding educators or practitioners in agricultural disciplines. Students will:

Develop critical thinking skills and ability to assess and comprehend societal problems, stakeholder concerns and scientific questions that formulate major issues to be addressed through applied and/or basic research.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (30 horas)

Costos de estudio
US$27.066,00 por año

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Aplicaciones hasta

1 October 2022, 1 March 2023

Fecha de inicio

22 Agosto 2022, 8 Enero 2023, 6 Mayo 2023, 21 Agosto 2023


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En línea/Distancia (30 horas)

Costos de estudio
US$12.448,00 por año

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Aplicaciones hasta

1 October 2022, 1 March 2023

Fecha de inicio

22 Agosto 2022, 8 Enero 2023, 6 Mayo 2023, 21 Agosto 2023

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale) in B.S. degree

Para estudiantes internacionales

Applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements of the WSU Graduate School. These requirements include a bachelor’s degree with an undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. A Bachelor’s of Science degree is preferred, in a related area such as agriculture, plant science, biology, entomology, plant pathology or horticulture. Without this relevant background, students may be required to complete 6 to 9 semester credits of agriculture courses at the beginning of their degree program, and these courses may or may not be counted toward the degree program requirements.

Tests required:

Minimum TOEFL Scores: Paper Old score 550/New score 60; Computer 213; Internet 80;


Priority deadline:

Fall June 1
Spring October 1
Summer March 1

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


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