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.
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).
Program Application RequirementsStatement of Purpose, 3 Letters of recommendation
Program Application Test RequirementsGRE
Fall PriorityApril 30
Spring PriorityNovember 30
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.
WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.