University of Georgia

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Plant Pathology


UGA Graduate School, 320 East Clayton Street, Suite 400

Athens, GA 30602

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Plant Pathology, M.S. - Plant Pathology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Plant pathology is "biology with a purpose": a highly dynamic science at the interface of microbiology, plant biology, molecular genetics, and production agriculture. The University of Georgia offers one of the best plant pathology graduate programs in the United States with a variety of opportunities for the motivated student interested in areas that range from applied, field-based research to lab-based approaches aimed at understanding pathogens and their interactions with host plants at the molecular level.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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