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Graduate

Studying Horticulture at Georgia

The Department of Horticulture offers both master's and Ph.D. graduate degree programs. These are traditional academic degree programs, emphasizing scientific study and original research. Each program is tailored to meet the needs of the student and the project they are working on. Scientists who complete our programs are targeted to fill positions in academia, government, international programs or the private sector.

Prospective students can choose among the major commodity areas of fruit crops, vegetable crops, ornamentals and floriculture. Within the major commodities, specialization is available in environmental conservation, plant physiology, post-harvest, plant development, plant nutrition, biochemistry, product utilization, pest management, sustainable horticulture, breeding or biotechnology.

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Graduate Coordinator
Marc W. van IerselProfessor; Areas of Interest: Crop physiology and nutrition
  • Horticulture
Degree Program Assistant
Susan Ledbetter
  • Horticulture