Master of Science in Plant Breeding
Iowa State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Plant Breeding program offers fundamental skills in plant breeding, the study of advanced concepts such as genomic selection, and analysis of problems in plant breeding as they arise.  The curriculum focuses on the genetic improvement of crop plants through the study and application of genetics, statistics, agronomy, plant pathology, entomology, and related sciences.  Graduates are prepared for careers such as the management and operation of public and private plant breeding programs, cultivar development, and research to improve breeding efficiency and effectiveness.

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Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent