Grow your Future!
The Master of Science in Agriculture (MS in Ag) program is offered by the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS). The MS in Agriculture degree is available completely web-based and gives students the opportunity to further their education while they continue employment anywhere in the world.
Offered through the cooperation of a variety of academic units in CAHNRS as well as WSU’s Research and Extension Centers, the MS in Agriculture program is truly interdisciplinary. The program’s outstanding faculty include experts in Animal Science, Economic Sciences, Food Science, Crop and Soil Sciences, Horticulture, Entomology, Plant Pathology, and more. Students have the opportunity to direct their learning experience and tailor their coursework to help them meet their professional goals.
Plant Health Management – a new option in the MS in Agriculture Program!
The MS in Agriculture, Plant Health Management option is designed to provide students with a foundational understanding of the essential components of plant protection through courses associated with plant protection (i.e. Plant Pathology, Entomology, Crop Science, Soil Science etc.) as well as a basic understanding of market aspects of the business through courses in organizational management (Business, Economics etc.). This option is well suited for those currently employed in agricultural industries or related disciplines who seek additional training to prepare or qualify for career advancement, as well as those who are redirecting their career towards the plant protection industry.
The MS in Agriculture degree program offers a versatile general agriculture degree track which allows the student to customize a program to suit their interests, and we have also established focused options in Food Science & Management and Plant Health & Management!