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Degree Options

The Field of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology offers programs for the following degrees:

  • Master of Science (M.S.) 
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
    Students learning about berry crop diseases.
    Students learning about berry crop diseases

For degree requirements follow the links in the left sidebar. Graduate School requirements are also described in detail in the Guide to Graduate Study.

An M.S. degree is not required to enter the Ph.D. degree program. A student in the Ph.D. program may petition to change to the M.S. program at any time. Likewise an M.S. candidate may petition to change to the Ph.D. program.