The study of plant sciences is also known as botany and is one of the most famous subfields of biology. This type of program may include topics such as plant genetics, anatomy, ecology, chemistry, physiology, or development.
Plant and Soil Science includes the study of plant genetics, breeding, biotechnology, molecular biology, physiology, biochemistry, weed control, and crop management as ap
Master of Science in Plant and Soil Science
Plant and Soil Science includes the study of plant genetics, breeding, biotechnology, molecular biology, physiology, biochemistry, weed control, and crop management as applied to the efficient and economical production of field crops. Texas Tech University's online Master of Science in Plant and Soil Science allows students to study how to use and manage the application of biological, chemical and physical sciences with regard to natural and human-affected environments.
36 credit hour minimum, non-thesis degree program
Coursework is completed online.
Examination required during the graduating semester.
Prerequisite: bachelor's degree
Students are not required to enroll in a certain number of courses each semester, so completion time varies by individual. Learn more about the difference between part-time and full-time Student status.
Semester-based courses align with the Academic Calendar of Texas Tech University. New students may enroll at the beginning of any one of the four semesters throughout the year.
Specialization areas include:
Fibers and Biopolymers