Master of Science in Crop Science @ a Distance
The Master of Science in Crop Science degree program at a distance is designed specifically to meet the needs of today’s working professionals. Crop Science includes the study of plant genetics, breeding, biotechnology, molecular biology, physiology, biochemistry, weed control, and crop management as applied to efficient and economical production of field crops. Students study how to use and manage the application of biological, chemical and physical sciences with regard to natural and human-affected environments.
This nonthesis degree program requires a minimum of 36 semester hours of graduate coursework and is considered a terminal degree. A maximum of six hours of coursework from another institution may be evaluated for transfer to Texas Tech University. Students must take the last six semester credit hours from Texas Tech University. An oral exam is required during the graduating semester.
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Consider the benefits of Texas Tech University’s Master of Science in Crop Science Degree @ a distance!
- Coursework can be completed online or via interactive television.
- Educational goals can be pursued without sacrificing personal or professional commitments.
- Student support services are designed to meet the needs of distance learning students.
- Complete and submit the Texas Tech University Undergraduate Admissions Application (the application form is available online at www.applytexas.org).
- Interview with the Associate Dean and/or faculty in the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources.
- Upon acceptance, students will be assigned a crop science advisor and a Graduate Advisory Committee composed of three members to ensure the student’s continuous progress towards the degree.
- Students are subject to all degree regulations as outlined in the Undergraduate/ Graduate Catalog.