Peace Corps Masters Degree
Receive Academic Credit for Your Peace Corps Service
Students may earn up to six graduate credit hours for Peace Corps Service
that will fulfill six hours of Agricultural Sciences credits for the MS degree.
Competitively based scholarships, research and teaching assistantships may be
available through the department.
Agricultural Sciences (MS)
Two months prior to beginning of semester
Students are admitted every fall (August), spring (January), and summer (June)
The department of Agricultural Sciences offers a Masters of Sciences (MS)
degree in Agricultural Sciences with two options, Thesis and non-thesis and
four concentrations in the following areas: Agribusiness, Agricultural
Education, Animal Science, and Plant Science. The degree require a minimum of
twenty-six (26) credit hours of course work and a thesis of four (4) credit
hours for students that are writing a thesis. Students that are
interested in completing the non-thesis option must complete a minimum of
thirty-five (35) hours of course work.
Candidates must have the equivalent of the bachelor’s degree with a major in
one of the Agricultural Sciences and a minimum quality grade point average of
2.50 on a 4.00 point scale and a minimum score of 870 on the GRE (verbal and
quantitative, or verbal, quantitative and subject), or 370 on the MAT for
unconditional admission. An applicant with a bachelor’s degree in areas other
than the Agricultural Sciences may be recommended to the Graduate School
for conditional admission and be required to take eighteen (18) credit hours of
undergraduate prerequisite courses in the Agricultural disciplines. A completed
graduate application, $25.00 application fee, and official transcripts from all
undergraduate and graduate school sattend3ed are also required.
Tennessee State University
Department of Agricultural Sciences
3500 John A. Merritt Blvd.
Mr. Sam Comer, MI Coordinator
Dr. Surenda Singh, Graduate Coordinator
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