About Applied Plant Sciences

St. Paul Campus FieldsBiological solutions to real-world problems come to life in the Applied Plant Sciences graduate program at the University of Minnesota. We offer M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in the following specializations:

  • Agronomy/Agroecology
  • Horticulture
  • Plant Breeding/Molecular Genetics
  • Applied Plant Sciences

World-renowned faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a friendly atmosphere on the Saint Paul campus provide an enriching graduate experience. Our graduates are employed in research, teaching, and management positions in universities, private companies, and agencies around the world.

The Applied Plant Sciences graduate program is administered jointly by the Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics and the Department of Horticultural Science.