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 senior one of 16 young leaders taking part in international forum
June 12, 2018
As a teenager living in Dhaka, Bangladesh, one of the largest cities in the world, Shah Chowdhury saw the hardships that disadvantaged countrymen faced every day. What troubled him the most was that many of these individuals did not have access to safe drinking water.
Doctoral degree student awarded scholarship by national soil society
June 12, 2018
A graduate student in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences recently was named the recipient of a scholarship from the Soil Science Society of America.
Doctoral student in plant science invited to participate in global food summit
June 4, 2018
Zachary Dashner, a doctoral student in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, has been invited to take part in the U.S. Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security in June at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Doctoral student in plant pathology receives NSF research grant
April 16, 2018
Emma Rosenthal, a doctoral student in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, will be able to advance her research interests in plant pathology after receiving a grant from the National Science Foundation.
AgSci dean, faculty, staff endow scholarships during Greater Penn State campaign
April 16, 2018
Motivated by a desire to help deserving students and by gratitude for the opportunities scholarships gave him when he first attended college, Rick Roush, dean of the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences, was one of several deans last fall to endow an Open Doors Scholarship as part of Penn State's current fundraising campaign, "A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence."