The Department of Botany and Plant Pathology offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Arts, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

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Academic Catalog description

Opportunities are available for specialization in the following areas of concentration:

  • Ecology
  • Genetics
  • Genomics and computational biology
  • Molecular and cellular biology
  • Mycology
  • Plant pathology
  • Plant physiology
  • Systematics

Please see individual faculty web pages for current research areas.

Graduate Program Learning Outcomes as of June 2017 are available here: Graduate Outcomes

Students with majors in any one area can incorporate into their programs minors in other areas within the department or in other departments in the Colleges of Science, Agricultural Sciences, and Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences. Integrated minors, and interdisciplinary programs in plant physiology, molecular and cellular biology, genetics, entomology, and environmental sciences are also available.