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

Graduate students awarded Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education grants
October 31, 2016
Student researchers in the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences received nearly half of the 2016 grants recently awarded to graduate students by the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, organized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Graduate Student Travel Awards
March 2, 2016
The College of Agricultural Sciences Graduate Student Travel Awards are available to any registered full-time Graduate Student advised by our faculty (College or Inter-College major).
Industry donation of graduate housing bolsters Penn State fruit research
January 8, 2016
Penn State graduate students and visiting scientists from other institutions play a critical role in many studies conducted at Penn State's Fruit Research and Extension Center in Biglerville, Adams County. And now, thanks to the financial support of the State Horticultural Association of Pennsylvania, new graduate-student housing at the center will help ensure those contributions into the future.
Interdisciplinary graduate training enhanced by NIH supplemental award
January 4, 2016
An $80,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), with matching support from the University, will fund five years of advanced training in data reproducibility and entrepreneurship.
2016/2017 Fellowship and Award Programs for Graduate Education in the College of Agricultural Sciences
December 14, 2015
These Fellowship and Award opportunities are designed to enhance the recruitment of high caliber graduate students by strengthening departmental capacity to make competitive offers.