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Michigan State University

Department of Plant Biology

East Lansing, MI

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Overview

Michigan State University / Department of Plant Biology is located in East Lansing, MI, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Plant biology
Master of Science (MS) Plant breeding, genetics and biotechnology - plant biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant breeding, genetics and biotechnology - plant biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 2

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

62
Applied
14
Accepted
23%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

54
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.85%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.85%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 1
Male (12)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physiological, molecular, and biochemical mechanisms; systematics; inheritance; ecology and geohistory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,428,831

Location & Contact

Address East Lansing, MI  48824
United States
Contact Dr. Richard E. Triemer
Chairperson
Email: triemer@msu.edu
Phone: 517-353-4683
Fax: 517-353-1926