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Master of Soil, Water & Environmental Sciences (Great Plains IDEA)

Program Details

The Soil, Water, & Environmental Science graduate degree program at Auburn University has a combination of coursework in experimental methods, resource management, technology, analytics, geostatistics, conservation, and plant science that provide flexibility to tailor the degree program to meet individual interest and career needs.

This program is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA); regionally accredited schools working in partnership to provide students with online opportunities. Students apply at their school of choice.

The online Merchandising program is offered through:

  • Auburn University
  • University of Georgia
  • North Carolina State University
  • Texas Tech University


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Undergraduate coursework in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics
  • Official transcripts
  • 3 references
  • Statement of intent

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges