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Plant Pathology

The Plant Pathology graduate program is ideal for students who desire a career in plant health, food security or the environment. Graduates will be prepared to be leaders and productive team members in plant pathology and related disciplines.

Career Profile

Many graduates work as plant pathologists associated with federal or state agencies or with private industry. Others work in environmental laboratories (federal, state, and private), the pharmaceutical industry, or the food industry (food production and food safety).

Course Delivery Options

On-campus

Program Application Requirements

Statement/Letter of Intent, 3 Letters of recommendation

Program Application Test Requirements

​GRE

Application Deadlines

Fall Priority

​April 30

Spring Priority

​November 30

Admissions Requirements

Statement/Letter of Intent, 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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