What is Plant and Soil Sciences at WVU like?
The educational experience obtained through courses and research is expected to provide students with the background and expertise to enter 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.
The doctor of philosophy in plant and soil sciences degree is offered to students who wish to study crops agronomy, entomology, applied and environmental microbiology, horticulture, plant pathology, or soil sciences.
Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.
Fall: March 31
Spring: October 31
Summer: January 15
At a Glance
Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
Division of Plant and Soil Sciences
Plant and Soil Sciences
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