Graduate Degree Programs of Study

Cutting-edge disciplines that make a difference

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences offers a multitude of master's and doctoral degrees, and these programs attract students from all over the world. Graduate studies allow a deep dive in one area of focus, yet still often span across multiple departments and disciplines. Our graduate programs strive to achieve the dual goals of a vibrant economy and a healthy environment.

Graduate Admissions

For more information about how to apply to graduate programs and financial assistance, please refer to the University of Georgia Graduate School.

Horticulture graduate students

Integrated Plant Sciences (IPS) Program

Are you interested in studying plant sciences, but aren't sure which Ph.D. program is right for you? The Integrated Plant Sciences program is the centralized admissions portal through which students can experience different aspects of plant sciences at UGA before making their final program choice. Learn more at the Integrated Plant Sciences website.

Career Opportunities and Outcomes

Our graduates land in-demand careers in top companies, nonprofits, academic institutions and all levels of the government. A graduate degree will give you the research and skills for a rewarding career. Our faculty will help tailor your academic studies and research interests to meet your needs.

Median salary summary

  • Master's: $50,000
  • Doctoral: $70,000

(Data from 2019 Career Outcome Survey)

Animal and Dairy Science graduate student working in a laboratory