Academic Departments at CAES
Agricultural & Applied Economics
The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics is home to 30 core faculty members and other adjunct faculty and staff members across three campuses who conduct research in agricultural, food, environmental, natural resource and development economics.
Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication
The Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication promotes food, environmental and social sustainability through experiential education.
Animal & Dairy Science
The Department of Animal and Dairy Science provides instructional, research and Extension programming relating to food animals and livestock, companion animals, and animal and medicinal biotechnology that addresses critical issues in today's world.
Crop & Soil Sciences
The Department of Crop and Soil Sciences is a multifunctional, multidisciplinary department committed to excelling as an authority in the crop, soil and environmental sciences.
The Department of Entomology offers a wide range of courses and research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. If you're interested in insect biology, learn more about these programs.
Food Science & Technology
Food scientists conduct research in several areas critical to the quality, safety, and economic value of our food supply, while minimizing environmental and energy costs. Learn more about this department.
The Department of Horticulture specializes in a multitude of research areas and works on a vast array of fruit, vegetables, ornamentals, endangered native species and row crops.
As one of the largest departments of plant pathology in the country, we are recognized internationally for our comprehensive and integrative research and outreach portfolio, spanning basic, translational and applied programs.
The Department of Poultry Science boasts some of the best undergraduate programs of its kind, while preparing its students for some of the top jobs in the poultry industry or further degrees.
Dean and Director's Office
The Office of the Dean and Director leads the administrative efforts of the college and holds direct responsibility for all teaching, research and extension programs.
The Office of Diversity Affairs engages in community outreach, recruitment for CAES and undergraduate, graduate and faculty support.
The Office of Global Programs opens doors to research collaborations, expands international partnerships and provides students with quality, immersive opportunities throughout the world.
The Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for the administration of academic and student affairs programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Office of the Associate Dean for Extension is responsible for administration of the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension program.
The Office of the Associate Dean for Research is responsible for the administration of research programs at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
CAES Business Office
The CAES Business Office is responsible for the development of annual legislative budget requests, and the overview of business operations for the college's teaching, research and extension functions.
Communications & Creative Services
The Office of Communications and Creative Services provides strategic communications support and consultation, graphic design services and public relations efforts.
Development & Alumni Relations
The Office of Development and Alumni Relations leads fundraising and development efforts, keeps alumni connected and matches external interests to the needs of the college.
Finance & Administration
The Division of Finance and Administration supports the college’s business operations, to include fiscal affairs, information technology, marketing, employee relations, facilities management, contracts and grants, and process improvements.
The Office of Information Technology provides technical support for the Athens Campus and off-campus regional locations, and manages information systems and web services.
Learning & Organizational Development
The Office of Learning and Organizational Development focuses on overall program development, staff development and leadership development, as well as manages and uses collected data for reporting and impact demonstration.
The Griffin Campus is one of the premier agricultural research centers in the region and is poised to address research, extension and teaching needs of the 21st Century.
The UGA Tifton Campus brings advanced degrees from the state's flagship university closer to home for many in South Georgia, the hub of the state's No. 1, multibillion dollar, diverse agricultural industry.