The Department of Crop and Soil Science is made up of a dynamic research community, bolstered by our graduate students, dedicated to using innovative methods to expand our basic and applied knowledge of field crops, cropping systems, soils, agricultural watersheds, and crop-related entomology.  We offer graduate work in the following areas:

Our M.S. and Ph.D. degrees require original research presented in a thesis.  Students select thesis topics and programs of study in consultation with a graduate committee chaired by their graduate advisor. Research topics and programs of study are highly personalized and tailored to each student’s specific skills, interests, and career goals. 

Graduate Faculty

Nearly 40 faculty members from Crop and Soil Science serve on the Graduate Faculty. There are Graduate Faculty located on campus as well as at branch experiment stations and federal labs.

Contact Us

For more information or to apply, review our admissions process or contact:

Shauna Gutierrez 
Oregon State University
109 Crop Science Building
Corvallis, OR 97331-3002
Phone: 541-737-1286
Fax: 541-737-1589