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Masters in Agriculture, Forestry, Animal & Related Sciences

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Agriculture studies refer to the cultivation of soil for the growing of plants, fungi and animals. These studies explore human and animal relations. Agriculture studies deal with agribusiness, agro-economics, agronomy, farming, animal husbandry, agronomy. Agronomy is related to plant-based agriculture.

Forestry is focused on ecology, preserving live nature including resources that can be affected by harmful human and non-human activities. Forestry studies include genetics, forest economics, zoology, botany, environmental protection, ecology, flora, fauna and ecosystems in forests.

Suggested Study Programmes

  • Master in Agriculture

    Graduate students in Horticulture and Crop Science have access to some of the highest quality faculty and research experiences in the world. The Graduate program provides training and leadership opportunities for the next generation of scientists who will address critical issues related to the production of food, feed, fuel, fiber, and pharmaceutical crops in ways that are economically viable, socially acceptable, and environmentally responsible.

  • Master in Agricultural Education

    You can choose between two study concentrations: professional licensure and professional service. In the professional licensure track you will follow a curriculum based upon advanced competencies as mandated by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

  • Master in Wine Business

    Using a blended delivery approach and involvement from industry experts, the program provides wine business and market development education a customised program to meet the needs of those involved in the domestic and global wine trade, tailored to the unique attributes of the wine production and sales industry.

  • Master in Advanced Horticulture

    The Advanced Horticulture graduate certificate is a 12 credit hour program designed for Extension agents involved in horticulture-related programs; K-12 science teachers; golf course superintendents; municipal parks' employees; landscape maintenance practitioners; nursery, greenhouse, and garden center professionals; and serious horticultural enthusiasts, such as Master Gardeners.

  • Master in Entomology

    This program provides a general background in entomology by emphasizing course work in a variety of areas, including forensic entomology, medical entomology, natural history, insects in education, insect pest management, insect ecology, insect toxicology, insect physiology and biochemistry, urban pest management, biological control and plant resistance.

  • Master in Applied Science

    A practitioner degree that addresses the advanced educational needs of working life science professionals. There are no prescribed areas of study within the Masters of Applied Sciences, therefore you're able to individualize your particular curriculum program to best meet your own career objectives.

  • Master in Sustainable Crop Production: Agronomy for the 21st Century

    Crop agriculture provides mankind’s increasing population with foods, fibres and fuel - this course provides the knowledge and practical skills for how crops are improved, grown and managed. You will gain a combination of practical skills and academic understanding to develop a critical and creative mindset. You will learn the principles of crop production, the latest advances in plant pathology, integrated pest management and weed control, and ecology.

  • Master in Entomology and Nematology (Specialization in Entomology)

    The University of Florida's Entomology and Nematology Department offers an off-campus Master of Science degree (normally non-thesis but thesis programs are available by special arrangement) with a concentration in Entomology. Courses are offered via distance education to accommodate place-bound students interested in biological science with emphasis on insects and other arthropods, including extension agents and other educators; state and federal employees in agricultural, environmental and regulatory positions; consultants; pest control industry personnel; and others who want to further their education.

  • Master in Agronomy

    Agronomy is the application of plant and soil science to crop production and includes the study of plant breeding, genetics, biotechnology, molecular biology, physiology, biochemistry, weed control and crop management. Designed with maximum flexibility for today's working professionals you're able to, complete coursework in areas that are specific to your career needs and interests.

  • Master in Forest Resources and Conservation (Concentration in Ecological Restoration)

    Ecosystems in Florida, the southeastern US, and the world face an unprecedented threat from climate change and human activities. The School of Forest Resources and Conservation (SFRC) now offers an online Master’s degree with concentration or certificate program in Ecological Restoration that address a national need for professionals trained in this field, and in particular targets working professionals and full-time graduate students in the Southeastern US.

  • Master in Global Food and Agricultural Business

    The Global Food and Agricultural Business (GFAB) postgraduate programs enable students to develop the conceptual and practical skills necessary for careers in food businesses and agribusiness.

  • Master in Agricultural Economics

    The graduate field of Applied Economics and Management in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management awards 3 degrees: the research-based Ph.D. and master of science (M.S.) degrees, and the master of professional studies (M.P.S. in Agriculture and Life Sciences) degree, which emphasizes training through coursework and a problem-solving project.