Texas Tech University

College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources

Crop Science



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Crop Science

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Science in in Crop Science 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 non-thesis 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.


Texas Tech University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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