Graduate Students

Resources for current and prospective graduate students in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

Our Graduate Programs

Graduate Degree Programs
Our graduate programs are offered in 18 major areas within the college. In addition, our faculty advisers support several inter-college programs and students may have the option of enrolling in a secondary area of study to receive a dual-title degree.

Graduate Students News

Internships earn awards for College of Agricultural Sciences students
November 28, 2017
Ten Penn State students have been selected as College of Agricultural Sciences Alumni Society 2017 Internship Award winners. The award, which includes a $1,000 stipend, was established to encourage students to participate in a credit or noncredit educational internship program that relates to their field of study.
Schreyer Scholar aims to create cost-effective policies that protect environment
November 8, 2017
Aaron Blakney always had an interest in studying — and advocating for — the environment, but he was initially concerned he wouldn’t have enough of a human impact if he went down that particular path.
Student takes on challenges, earns degree and sets sights on medical school
November 7, 2017
"I can honestly say it would have been easier for me to climb out of a 100-foot well, though I would not have learned nearly as much."
A half-century later, Ag Sciences roommates establish scholarship together
November 7, 2017
"When we get together this year, it will be 51 years in a row," said Thomas Mischen, of Gibsonia, a 1970 graduate of Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Students dig in to help create new value from potatoes
November 1, 2017
Sterman Masser, Pennsylvania's largest potato producer, knows consumers aren't reaching for 5- and 10-pound bags of raw potatoes like they used to. Growing its business means adding more new and convenient products, so the company is eyeing a new spot in the grocery store's produce department: the ready-to-eat, precut fruits and vegetables section.