Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology College of Agriculture Montana State University

Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology College of Agriculture Montana State University

Bozeman, MT
location
Public
type
Small
setting
41%
59%
student ratio
17
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 15
fall application deadline
41%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Plant Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [plant genetics]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [plant pathology]
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Plant Pathology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

41% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 17
    • Accepted 7
    • Acceptance Rate 41
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 15th May 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Part-time Percentage82%
    • Full-time Percentage18%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races8%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty26
    • Full-time Percentage92%
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPlant genetics, plant metabolism, plant microbe interactions, plant pathology, entomology research
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,151,094

Location & Contact

Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology

College of Agriculture
Montana State University

Bozeman, MT 59717
United States

Dr. John Sherwood

Head

Phone: 406-994-5153
Fax: 406-994-7600
Email: sherwood@montana.edu

Dr. Carl Fox

Vice Provost for Graduate Education

Phone: 406-994-4145
Fax: 406-994-7433
Email: gradstudy@montana.edu


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