Admission requirements for the MPS Program in Integrative Plant Science

The ideal candidate will have an interest in plant science or allied fields (biological sciences, agricultural sciences, environmental sciences, etc.) and have a foundation of knowledge, coursework, and/or practical experience that prepares them to succeed in science classes taught at the graduate level.

Admission requirements include:

  • Online application through Cornell Graduate School. See CALS MPS Applications Process for directions on how to apply and link to Graduate School application.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Current résumé or CV.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • TOEFL/IELTS for international applicants, per Graduate School guidelines.


Application deadline: Jan. 15*

*For regular Fall Semester start. Late applications may be accepted under exceptional circumstances.  Contact Tara Reed for more information: tln2 [at] (tln2[at]cornell[dot]edu).