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MPS Fields of Study

Work with an advisor to design a specialized course of study.

Each MPS student selects or is assigned a faculty advisor. Students may add more faculty members to help develop an interdisciplinary plan of study, consistent with the formal requirements of the degree. The advisor guides the student's course selection and capstone project.

Choose what interests you from a wide range of fields and areas of specialization

Focus your interests on one of several concentrations, including animal science, physiology of reproduction, animal genetics and animal genomics.

MPS MS MS/PhD PhD

Develop your strengths in engineering design, improve your fundamental engineering knowledge or further your training in agricultural technology.

M.Eng MPS MS PhD

Gain the experience you need to join the world's leading food science and technology researchers, innovators and technical experts collaborating across disciplines to meet the growing needs of governments, industries and institutions.

MPS MS PhD

Enhance your practical and technical skills to prepare for careers in field-based development and development policy roles that serve low-income and rural communities globally.

MPS

Explore horticultural plants and systems in temperate and tropical climates, made possible by the use of extensive greenhouse and growth chamber facilities and through thesis research in tropical areas.

MPS MS PhD

Prepare for success in this challenging and rewarding profession through experiential design studios, courses in technical and computer skills and a concentration focused on your interest. 

MLA MPS

Design your ideal program that helps faciliate learning and improve society’s stewardship of the environment, working to promote a conservation ethos for a sustainable planet.

MPS MS MS/PhD PhD

Explore the cutting edge of basic and translational plant research and train to be among the next generation of leading plant scientists.

MPS PhD

Work to address the challenge of developing environmentally sustainable agricultural systems to produce food for a growing world population.

MPS MS MS/PhD PhD