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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:

Deadlines are dependent on the degree selected (see list above). The earliest deadline is December 1st, but some programs may accept applications through May 31th, if space is available. You are encouraged to apply early for highest admission priority and to be considered for fellowships. See this page for the full list of deadlines: http://gradstudies.ucdavis.edu/prospective/admissiondeadlines.cfm

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.


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 42 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.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Dr. James Hill
Associate Dean

International Programs
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
260 Hunt Hall, One Shields Ave.
Davis, California 95616-
(530) 754-9600
(530) 754-7160

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