Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (MS)

The Institute for Plant Breeding, Genetics & Genomics offers a master’s degree in Plant Breeding, Genetics & Genomics.


An overall core curriculum for each degree ensures broad training, while providing the flexibility to emphasize topical areas of greatest interest to individual students. Each student will conduct their thesis work under the supervision of his/her major professor and an advisory committee.

Admitted students will receive competitive assistantships and a waiver of tuition.

The MS degree requires a minimum of 24 hours of course work, along with 6 hours of research credit, and one hour of seminar credit.

101 Conner Hall
Athens, GA 30602-7501
111 Riverbend Road
Athens, GA 30602-1680
Esther van der Knaap