Master of Agricultural & Life Sciences
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Program Details

The online Master of Agricultural & Life Sciences from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University provides students with the competencies needed to effectively and strategically lead in one of the dynamic agricultural and life science industries. There are six concentrations available to suit students' personal interests and professional goals:

  • Applied Nutrition & Physical Activity
  • Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Safety & Biosecurity
  • Leadership Studies
  • Plant Science & Pest Management


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume
  • Writing sample
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three recommendations

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges