Graduate Handbook for Plant Sciences
FAQs for Plant Sciences Graduate Students
UT Faculty Approved to Direct PhD Students
Graduate student awards
UT Graduate School Travel Funds Request Form
UT Graduate Information On Travel Form and Evaluation
UT Graduate Student Senate Travel Funds request form
The Department of Plant Sciences (PLSC) offers programs of study in diverse fields, including horticulture, crop science, weed science, postharvest physiology, bioactive natural plant products, stress physiology, woody ornamentals, public horticulture, and turfgrass. Student research and outreach projects in each of these areas can result in a masters degree in Plant Sciences. Through joint collaborations with participating Departments and Colleges, we also offer MLA and PhD options.
The Department of Plant Sciences also offers a PhD degree in Plants, Soils & Insects, is offered in collaboration with the Entomology and Plant Pathology faculty and soils faculty in Biosystems Engineering and Soil Sciences. PhD concentrations in Plant Sciences include: Crop Sciences, Horticulture, Plant Breeding, Plant Molecular Genetics and Weed Science.
Contact Dr. Bill Klingeman with questions about our graduate programs.
See the Positions page for descriptions of some of our currently available Graduate Research Assistantships
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