University of California - Davis — College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
- Program Type:
- Master's International
- College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
- Degrees Awarded:
- Horticulture and Agronomy (MS), International Agricultural Development (MS), Plant Biology (MS), Preventive Veterinary Medicine (MS), Soil and Biogeochemistry (MS)
- Admissions Deadlines:
- For International Agricultural Development, Horticulture and Agronomy, Plant Biology, and Soil Science: April 1. For Preventive Veterinary Medicine: March 15.
- Admissions Cycle:
- Please contact Program Coordinator for current information.
- Program Start:
- For International Agricultural Development, Horticulture and Agronomy, Plant Biology, and Soil Science: Fall Quarter begins late September. For Preventive Veterinary Medicine: Summer Session II begins early August.
- Program Founded:
- October, 2000
Students can earn10-11 unit credits for a project report based on their Peace Corps service, and one unit credit for seminar participation. The University will waive registration fees for students while in Peace Corps. Additionally, two half-time, paid graduate teaching assistantship positions will be available on a competitive basis each quarter for returning MI students.
The University of California at Davis offers a Master of Science though the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences and a Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine through the School of Veterinary Medicine. Students may pursue the MI Program in the areas of International Agricultural Development, Horticulture and Agronomy, Plant Biology, Soil Science or Preventive Veterinary Medicine. Students must complete a minimum of 46 to 58 units of academic study, depending on the program pursued. Coursework will prepare students to participate in agricultural or animal husbandry assignments. Upon completion of their Peace Corps service, participants will return to campus to complete a project report based on their Peace Corps assignment and any additional degree requirements.
To qualify for the Master's International Program, students must meet both the University's admission requirements and the requirements established by the Peace Corps for Volunteer service. Minimum B undergraduate average, GRE scores, statement of purpose and letters of recommendation are required.
For inquiries about Master's International, call 855.855.1961 x1812.
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
260 Hunt Hall, One Shields Ave.
Davis, California 95616-
- (530) 754-9600
- (530) 754-7160
If you have questions, please contact:
Dr. James Hill
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