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

Ag Sciences student explores global food practices, nutrition
October 10, 2017
Not every Penn State student can say her research has taken her halfway across the globe, but senior Emily Seiger can. The Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, native spent three weeks in Bangladesh conducting research related to food safety and hygiene practices.
Ag Sciences students to represent Penn State at World Food Prize Symposium
October 9, 2017
Five students enrolled in College of Agricultural Sciences programs will represent Penn State at the 2017 Borlaug Dialogue, one of the events planned during the annual World Food Prize International Symposium, Oct. 18-20 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Penn State hosts 15 new NSF graduate researchers
October 9, 2017
The Graduate School at Penn State is pleased to host 15 new National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) award recipients for the 2017-18 academic year.
Penn State student explores the economic impact of disaster relief in Nepal
October 9, 2017
Kelli Herr had an amazing summer. The Haymarket, Virginia, native spent her break a long way from home in Thulo Pakhar, Nepal. She worked with a group called All Hands Volunteers, a U.S.-based nonprofit disaster relief organization. A close friend of Herr’s, who had previously done research and traveled in Nepal, told her about the All Hands organization.
Career day helps senior land dream internship with Land O’Lakes
October 9, 2017
Senior Kayli Kumanchik credits her internship success to Ag Sciences Career Day. “If it wasn’t for the opportunities I got there, I never would have had the chance to do my internship.”