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Montana State University

Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology

Bozeman, MT

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Overview

Montana State University / Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology is located in Bozeman, MT, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Plant sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant sciences Plant pathology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant sciences Plant genetics
Master of Science (MS) Plant pathology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17
Applied
7
Accepted
6
Enrolled
41%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th May 15th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
82%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.88%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 2
Male (21)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Plant genetics, plant metabolism, plant microbe interactions, plant pathology, entomology research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,151,094

Location & Contact

Address Bozeman, MT  59717
United States
Contact Dr. John Sherwood
Head
Email: sherwood@montana.edu
Phone: 406-994-5153
Fax: 406-994-7600

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