Organization Name: Iowa State University
MSc and PhD Sustainable
Place: Ames, Iowa
Training language: English
Dates:Deadlines: 1 February for fall
semester admission and 1 June
for spring semester admission.
Cost: Depending on status
Target groups and admission requirements: Applicants should have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in
their undergraduate courses and have completed at least 6 credits in the
natural sciences and 6 credits in the social sciences.
Prospective students seeking a Master's degree in sustainable agriculture must
already have earned a Bachelor's degree and demonstrate a strong record of
achievement in one of the natural, social, or engineering sciences.
Prospective students seeking the PhD must already have earned a Master's
degree. It is also expected that PhD applicants will have completed
either a Bachelor's or Master's degree in one of the major program areas
offered by the ISU College of Agriculture or its equivalent.
objectives: The intent of the Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture (GPSA) is
to develop student competence and expertise in the design, implementation, and
evaluation of sustainable agricultural systems.The program's curriculum is designed to satisfy the formal requirements for
MS and PhD degrees as established by the ISU Graduate
College as well as to
foster transdisciplinary and systems-level thinking.
program: This program is flexible to meet the wants and needs of its
* Team instruction
* Interdisciplinary courses and seminars
* Affiliations with many departments
* Potential for research and interaction
with communities and people across the United States and around the world
* Agroecosystems analysis
* Integrated crop and livestock production
* Ecologically based pest management
* Organizational strategies for diversified
* Foundations of sustainable agriculture
* Sustainable agriculture colloquium
Contact details: Graduate Program in Sustainable
1126L Agronomy Hall