Agricultural and Life Sciences Online Graduate Degree Program
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has developed a Master's of Agricultural and Life Sciences degree program that is offered entirely online. The program was begun Fall 2007 and some of our first generation of students are expected to complete the program Fall 2009.
|Interview about the program. Courtesy of WVPT Public Television.|
Why is This a Great Idea for Me?
- You can learn new skills and get a Master's degree while you work.
- Take as many or as few courses as you want - slow or fast, it's up to you.
- Pick the subject area you like and become an expert in it
- Create new job opportunities for yourself based on your skills learned in unique and innovative courses
- If you do not get an online Master's degree now, will you always wish that you had?
Learn about the courses, transfer credits and how long it takes to complete the program. Listen to an overview of the program by director, Dr. Doug Pfeiffer.
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You can apply through the Virginia Tech Graduate School. For more information about admissions, tuition, fees, and deadlines, please visit our Admissions section.
Faculty provide expertise from several departments in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
May 24, 2013
Courses Spring 2012
- AEE 4884: Youth Program Management
- AEE 5104: Research Applications in Agricultural & Extension Education
- CSES 5114: Soils for Professionals
- ENT 5234: Managing Arthropod Pests
- ENT 6004: ENT 6004: Design & Analysis of Agricultural Experiments
- ENT/PPWS 5624: Animal & Plant Biosafety and Biosecurity
- FST 5034: Good Agricultural and Manufacturing Practices
- HNFE 5684/PHS 5214: Program Development in Health Education
- HNFE 5694/PHS 5044: Public Health Administration
- HORT 4764: Vegetable Crops
- HORT 4784: Vegetable Seed Production
- HORT 5764G: Advanced Vegetable Crops
- HORT 5784G: Advanced Vegetable Seeds
- PPWS 5204: Principles of Plant Disease Management
- PPWS 5214: Diseases of Crop Plants
- ZZZZ 5904: Project and Report (Note: "zzzz" should be replaced with abbreviation of your concentration, ex. CSES 5904)
Dates to Remember
Apr 23: Web Drop/Add begins for Fall Semester 2011.
May 13: Web Drop/Add closes for Fall Semester 2011.
August 6: Web Drop/Add reopens for Fall Semester 2011.
August 22: Last Day for Students to withdraw from Fall Semester to avoid tuition and fee charges.
August 22: Classes began.
August 26: Last day for students to add classes and to add or drop audit option.
September 30: Last day for students to drop fall 2011 classes without grade penalty.