Graduate Degrees | Minors | Graduate Certificates | Courses or Other Support to Graduate Programs

Fields Offering Graduate Degrees

The Graduate School offers major programs of study in the following fields. Except where noted by an exception in parentheses, these programs required the Graduate Records Examination (GRE) scores and will not take action on applications unless accompanied by scores for at least the GRE General (Aptitude) Test (verbal, quantitative and analytical):


Accounting - MR (GMAT)

Adult and Community College Education - EdD, MS, MEd (GRE)

Aerospace Engineering - PhD, MS (GRE)

Agricultural and Extension Education - EdD (GRE)

Agricultural and Resource Economics - MS (GRE (required if requesting financial aid))

Agricultural Education - MS, MR (GRE)

Analytics - MS (None)

Animal Science - MS, MR (GRE)

Animal Science & Poultry Science - PhD (GRE)

Anthropology - MA (GRE)

Applied Mathematics - PhD, MS (GRE General Test (Subject Test not required but strongly encouraged))

Architecture - MR (GRE (required for track 3 applicants only))

Art and Design - MR (GRE (not required; strongly recommended if GPA is lower than 3.0))


Biochemistry - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Bioinformatics - PhD, MR (GRE)

Biological and Agricultural Engineering - PhD, MS, MR (GRE (exceptions apply; contact program))

Biomanufacturing - MS, MR (GRE)

Biomathematics - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Biomedical Engineering - PhD, MS (GRE, TOEFL for internationals)

Business Administration - MR (GMAT or GRE)


Chemical Engineering - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Chemistry - PhD, MS (GRE)

Civil Engineering - PhD, MS, MR (GRE; TOEFL (or IELTS))

Climate Change and Society - MR (GRE)

Clinical Mental Health Counseling - MS, MEd (GRE or MAT)

College Counseling and Student Development - MS, MEd (GRE or MAT)

Communication - MS (GRE)

Communication Rhetoric and Digital Media - PhD (GRE)

Comparative Biomedical Sciences - PhD, MS (GRE)

Computer Engineering - PhD, MS (GRE; TOEFL)

Computer Networking - MS

Computer Science - PhD, MS, MR

Counseling and Counselor Education - PhD (GRE or MAT)

Creative Writing - MFA (GRE)

Crop Science - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Curriculum and Instruction - PhD, MS, MEd (GRE (PhD); GRE or MAT (MEd and MS))


Design - PhD (GRE)


Economics - PhD, MR, MS (GRE)

Educational Administration and Supervision - EdD (GRE or MAT)

Educational Research and Policy Analysis - PhD (GRE)

Electric Power Systems Engineering - MS (GRE, TOEFL)

Electrical Engineering - PhD, MS (GRE; TOEFL)

Elementary Education - MS, MEd (GRE (not required; strongly recommended if GPA lower than 3.0))

Engineering - MR (entrance exam not required)

English - MA (GRE general test; analytical writing)

Entomology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Environmental Assessment - MR

Environmental Engineering - MS, MR (GRE; TOEFL (or IELTS))

Extension Education - MS, MR (GRE)


Family Life and Youth Development - MS, MR (GRE)

Fiber and Polymer Science - PhD (GRE)

Financial Mathematics - MR (GRE)

Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Food Science - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Foreign Languages and Literature - MA (GRE required for applicants who have a GPA below 3.5 (or international equivalent). Candidates must also prove fluency in French or Spanish. Proficiency determinded through oral/written samples.)

Forest Biomaterials - PhD, MS, MR (GRE (exceptions apply; contact program))

Forestry and Environmental Resources - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Functional Genomics - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)


Genetics - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Geospatial Information Science and Technology - MR

Global Innovation Management - MR (GMAT; TOEFL (or IELTS))

Graphic Design - MR (GRE (exceptions apply; contact program))


Higher Education Administration - MS, MEd, EdD (GRE)

History - MA (GRE)

Horticultural Science - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)


Immunology - PhD, MS (GRE)

Industrial Design - MR (GRE (exceptions apply; contact program))

Industrial Engineering - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Instructional Technology - MS, MEd (GRE or MAT (MEd and MS))

Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering - MR (GRE (exceptions apply; contact program))

International Studies - MR (GRE)


Landscape Architecture - MR (GRE (not required; strongly recommended if GPA is lower than 3.0))

Liberal Studies - MA (entrance exam not required)


Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences - PhD, MS (GRE)

Materials Science and Engineering - PhD, MS, MR (GRE (exceptions apply; contact program))

Mathematics - PhD, MS (GRE General Test (Subject Test not required but strongly encouraged))

Mathematics Education - PhD, MS, MEd (GRE)

Mechanical Engineering - PhD, MS (GRE)

Microbial Biotechnology - MR (GRE)

Microbiology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)


Nanoengineering - MR

Natural Resources - MS, MR (GRE)

Nuclear Engineering - PhD, MS, MR (GRE required for on-campus programs only)

Nutrition - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)


Operations Research - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)


Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management - PhD, MS, MR (Please see program website)

Physics - PhD, MS (GRE and GRE Subject Test)

Physiology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Plant Biology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Plant Pathology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Poultry Science - MS, MR (GRE )

Psychology - PhD, MS (GRE. All applicants must submit scores on the GRE General Test from ETS. These scores must be received by the application deadline. The Psychology Subject Test is optional but is recommended for applicants with majors in disciplines other than Psychology)

Public Administration - PhD, MR (GRE)

Public History - PhD, MA (GRE)


School Administration - MR (GRE or MAT)

School Counseling - MS, Med (GRE or MAT)

Science Education - PhD, MS, MEd (GRE or MAT (MS, MEd); GRE (PhD))

Social Work - MR

Sociology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Soil Science - PhD, MS, MR (GRE required for US students, recommended for internationals)

Special Education - MS, MEd (GRE or MAT)

Specialized Veterinary Medicine - MR (GRE)

Statistics - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Supply Chain Engineering and Management - MR (GRE (plus TOEFL or IELTS for international students))


Teaching - MA (GRE)

Technical Communication - MS (GRE)

Technology Education - MS, MEd, EdD (GRE or MAT)

Textile Chemistry - MS (GRE)

Textile Engineering - MS (GRE)

Textile Technology Management - PhD (GRE or GMAT)

Textiles - MS, MR (GRE)

Toxicology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Training and Development - MEd (GRE)


Zoology - PhD, MS, MR (GRE)

Departments not normally requiring GRE scores may in special instances require their submission as additional information to be used in making a judgment of the student's potential for success in a graduate program.


Fields Offering Minors

The following fields and units, while not offering graduate degrees, support graduate education by offering graduate minors:


Biotechnology

Cognitive Science

Computational Engineering and Science

Ecology

Environmental Remote Sensing and Image Analysis

Food Safety

Geographic Information Systems

Interdisciplinary

Life Science Ethics

Plant Physiology

Water Resources

Women's & Gender Studies

Departments not normally requiring GRE scores may in special instances require their submission as additional information to be used in making a judgment of the student's potential for success in a graduate program.


Fields Offering Graduate Certificates

The following fields and units, while not offering graduate degrees, support graduate education by offering graduate certificates:


Administration and Leadership - Family and Youth Programs

Agricultural Education

City Design

Consumer Textile Product Design and Development

Counselor Education

Digital Humanities

Downstream Biomanufacturing

Energy and Technology in Architecture

Environmental Assessment

Family Life and Parent Education

Family Life Coaching

Feed Science

Geographic Information Systems

Gerontology

Horticultural Science

Mathematics

Medical Devices

Molecular Biotechnology

Nano-Systems Engineering

Nanobiotechnology

Nonprofit Management

Nonwovens Science and Technology

Professional Communication and Managerial Skills

Program Development in Family Life Education

Public Policy

Renewable Electric Energy Systems

Teaching Training and Educational Technology

Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization

Textile Brand Management and Marketing

Textile Supply Chain Management

Upstream Biomanufacturing

Volunteer Management and Administration

Watershed Assessment and Restoration

Youth Development and Leadership

Departments not normally requiring GRE scores may in special instances require their submission as additional information to be used in making a judgment of the student's potential for success in a graduate program.


Fields Offering Courses or Other Support to Graduate Programs

The following fields and units, while not offering graduate degrees, support graduate education by offering graduate courses or in some other capacity:


Biological Sciences

Education

Multidisciplinary Studies

Philosophy and Religious Studies