Faculty at the Institute for Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics train students in modern plant breeding methods and conduct basic research on the genetics of crop traits important to agriculture and humankind.

Degree Type: Masters

Degree Program Code: MS_PBGG

Degree Program Summary:

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 coursework, along with 6 hours of research credit, and one hour of seminar credit.

Locations Offered:

Athens (Main Campus)

College / School:

College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

147 Cedar Street
Athens, GA 30602




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