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The Department of Crop and Soil Science offers 2 Crop Science graduate degrees with 3 areas of specialization, each with multiple disciplines and commodities.
Master of Science in Crop Science
Doctor of Philosophy in Crop Science
M.S. and Ph.D. programs are organized around 3 main areas of specialization: Agronomy, Plant Breeding and Genetics, and Entomology.
Within each specialization many academic disciplines are represented, including crop breeding and genetics, crop physiology and metabolism, crop production and management, agroecology & sustainability, ecophysiology, plant breeding and genetics, food systems, small farms, weed science, seed science & technology, pedology, water science, restoration ecology, entomology, pest management, biological control, plant nutrition, organic agriculture, and waste management.
Additionally, regionally important commodities include: seed crops (grass, legume and native plants), cereals (wheat and barley), forages, hops, potatoes, onions, sugar beets, corn, beans, and alternative crops (oil seeds, fiber and medicinal crops).
For more information or to apply, review our instructions on How to Apply or contact:
Oregon State University
107 Crop Science Building
Corvallis, OR 97331-3002