Michigan State University

Michigan State University

Graduate Study in Plant Sciences


Michigan State University

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI 48824

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S., Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

MSU has long been recognized for excellence in the plant sciences. Graduate studies are offered through ten plant-science related departments and programs spanning the full range from basic biochemistry and molecular biology, to physiology, genetics, breeding, agricultural production, ecology, and evolution. The strength of individual programs are enhanced by the breadth of complementary plant science expertise, and opportunities for interaction throughout campus. Prospective students may apply directly to an individual program or to the Plant Sciences in general (see below). Plant Science Fellowships providing opportunities to explore research in any plant science-related laboratory also are available.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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