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

Penn State teams excel in food science competitions
July 13, 2017
Three teams of food science students from Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences came out on top in national product-development competitions and a trivia bowl in June.
Animal science major Gabel stands out from the herd
May 25, 2017
In Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, one animal science major was able to leverage academics, scholarship and internship programs as well as her alumni network to prepare for a career in dairy cattle genetics.
Student landscaping team builds outdoor space for local Stormbreak house
May 9, 2017
Landscape design and landscape construction classes in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences are known for their incredible community projects.
Graduate student excellence celebrated at annual awards luncheon
May 3, 2017
Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones presented 10 awards to more than 30 graduate students in recognition of outstanding achievement during the annual Graduate Student Awards Luncheon held on April 18 at the Nittany Lion Inn.
13 graduate students receive the Alumni Association Dissertation Award
May 3, 2017
Thirteen graduate students received the Penn State Alumni Association Dissertation Award, Distinguished Doctoral Scholar Medal, in recognition of their outstanding professional accomplishment and achievement in scholarly research in any of the disciplinary areas of fine arts and humanities; social sciences — applied and basic; physical and computational sciences — applied and basic; life and health sciences; and engineering.