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Plant and Soil Sciences

At the doctoral level graduate students in the Division of Plant and Soil Sciences pursue a Ph.D. in Agricultural Sciences with an emphasis in Soil Science. Students entering this program may select research and classes to emphasize areas of interest appropriate to the Division of Plant and Soil Sciences. Areas include environmental microbiology, crops agronomy entomology, horticulture, organic agriculture, plant pathology or soil science.

Course Delivery Options

On-campus

Program Application Requirements

Statement/Letter of Intent, 3 Letters of recommendation, Prerequisite Courses

Program Application Test Requirements

​GRE

Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

​Rolling admission

Admissions Requirements

Statement/Letter of Intent, 3 Letters of recommendation, Prerequisite Courses

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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