Graduate Program Overview

We offer three graduate degrees


Master of Science

This is a research-based degree and students work closely with their major advisor in completing a research project and thesis. The objectives are to provide training in the scientific method and prepare students for research careers or for entering a doctoral program.

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Master of Science,  Non-Thesis

This is a course-based degree with no thesis requirement. This degree option is typically not eligible for funding and is considered a terminal degree.

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Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral study consists of independent mastery of a field of knowledge and the successful completion of original research that makes a major contribution to the field of horticulture.

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