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Entomology

The objective of the M.S. in plant and soil sciences is to provide students the opportunity to take courses and conduct original, master’s-level research in their areas of specialization. The educational experience obtained through courses and research is expected to provide students with the background and expertise to enter doctoral programs or professional careers as agronomists, entomologists, microbiologists, horticulturists and plant pathologists or soil scientists. These disciplines are critical to maintaining agriculture and forest productivity, solving environmental problems, and promoting economic development in the state.

Course Delivery Options

On-campus

Program Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose, 3 Letters of recommendation

Program Application Test Requirements

​GRE

Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

​April 30

Spring Deadline

​November 30

Admissions Requirements

Statement of Purpose, 3 Letters of recommendation

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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