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Master of Science: Agriculture, Ref. #052

Program Admission

In addition to Graduate School admissions requirements, the Department of Agriculture requires:

  1. Bachelor's degree in agriculture or related field 1
  2. GPA of 2.75 or greater (on 4.0 scale)
  3. Three letters of reference
  4. Resume or curriculum vitae
  5. Cover letter (i.e. statement of purpose) in which the applicant specifies the program to which they are applying (thesis or non-thesis), academic interests, relevant experiences, and a graduate faculty member in the WKU Department of Agriculture that has agreed to serve as the graduate advisor 2,3

Graduate School Admission

Please refer to the admission section of this catalog for Graduate School admission requirements.

Program Requirements (30 hours)

Required Courses  
AGRI 491G Data Analysis and Interpretation 3
AGRI 590 Experimental Design 3
AGRI 598 Seminar 3
Select 12 credit hours from the following: 12
Population Genetics  
Agricultural Production and Economics  
Thesis Research/Writing 1  
Advanced Agribusiness  
Advanced Topics/Agriculture  
Advanced Topics Agricultural Economics  
Independent Special Problems/Agriculture  
Advanced Topics in Animal Science  
Advanced Topics in Agriculture Education  
In consultation with your academic advisor, select 9 hours of electives from any of the following disciplines: AGEC, AGED, AGMC, AGRI, AGRO, ANSC, BA, BIOL, CHEM, ECON, EDU, HORT, or LEAD to complete a minimum of 30 graduate credit hours. 9
Total Hours 30

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 Last Modified 10/19/22