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University of Georgia — College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Program Type:
Master's International
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Degrees Awarded:
Agribusiness (MBA), Agricultural Leadership (MAL), Agricultural and Applied Economics (MS), Animal Science (MAgr), Animal Science (MS), Crop and Soil Sciences (MS), Dairy Science (MS), Entomology (MS), Environmental Economics (MS), Food Science and Nutrition (MS), Food Technology (MFT), Horticulture (MS), Plant Breeding (MS), Plant Pathology (MS), Plant Protection and Pest Management (MPPPM), Poultry Science (MS)
Admissions Deadlines:
  • Letter of interest to the Office of Global Programs: May 1
  • Graduate School deadline for file completion: July 1
  • Graduate School deadline for applicants seeking assistantship consideration through Graduate School funding and competition: January 1
  • Departmental deadlines for admission and consideration for assistantship from departmental sources of funding - contact academic department
  • If departmental deadlines are earlier than February 15, applicants should have all materials submitted to the graduate school and complete at least 6 weeks before the departmental deadline.
Admissions Cycle:

Fall Semester begins in August; Spring Semester begins in January

Admission to graduate studies at the University of Georgia is a collaborative process involving the graduate faculty of a department within the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the Office of Admissions and the Graduate School. A student interested in applying to the University of Georgia's MI program should adhere to the admission and application procedures set by the graduate school and meet its deadline outlined here: http://grad.uga.edu/admissions/requirements.html


Program Start:
Fall semester
Program Founded:
January, 1999


Students are eligible for university, college, and departmental fellowships, scholarships, and assistantships on a competitive basis.


The University of Georgia (UGA) offers a Master's Degree from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. The program is designed for students from a wide variety of backgrounds who desire further studies in international research and development, and is tailored to each student's interests and career goals.

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences offers the MIP in each of its nine academic departments: Agricultural and Applied Economics, Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication, Animal and Dairy Science, Crop and Soil Sciences, Entomology, Food Science & Technology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, and Poultry Science.

Candidates will be required to complete 30 to 36 semester credits, depending on whether they choose to pursue a thesis or non-thesis option. By completing this program, candidates will have a solid working knowledge of crop and animal production practices, sustainable agricultural production in a variety of environments, water quality and availability, biodiversity, and an introduction to the economic aspects of international agricultural development.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • An acceptable GRE score, and departmental approval for admission
  • An interest inquiry must be made to the Office of Global Programs prior to the graduate school admissions process.


For inquiries about Master's International, call 855.855.1961 x1812.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Dr. Edward T. Kanemasu
Director of Intl. Agriculture

Office of Global Programs
216 Hoke Smith Building
Athens, Georgia 30602-4356
(706) 542-0812
(706) 542-7905

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