Students selecting the Agriscience sequence may elect a Horticulture, Animal Science, or Agronomy concentration. The academic content of this sequence includes biological science, chemistry, and agricultural science subjects.
A student applying to a master's program must:
International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting the Office of Admissions.
A student applying to the master's program in Agriscience must submit:
References are submitted through the admissions system. Your references need to include their contact information on official letterhead.
Your statement of interest should include:
Use institutional code 1319.
Include your work history and skill set.
International students must have a TOEFL score of at least 92 iBT, 237 computer-based, or 580 paper-based; the minimum acceptable IELTS score is 6.5 band.
In addition to the admission application and required test scores, admission to the MS program requires approval from a faculty member in the program who shares your academic interest and is willing to serve as your faculty supervisor. That review is conducted when your application materials are forwarded from the Admissions Department.
The required resume, statement of interest, and recommendation letters are used in this review so faculty members can be informed of your background and interests.
|Fall (August)||March 15|
|Spring (January)||October 15|
|Summer (May/June)||April 1|
Assistantships are for students admitted and enrolled in the MS in Agriculture program. Graduate Assistants get tuition waivers, however, they still pay fees.
We offer a limited number of graduate assistants on a competitive basis. GRE test scores and previous academic achievement are important considerations in this review.
Applications for assistantships are available on the Illinois State jobs website.
Application deadline for Fall assistantships is March 31.
See Student Accounts for information on tuition and fees. Funding for graduate students is available from several different sources. Students who have been admitted from contiguous states including Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, and Wisconsin will receive in-state tuition.
|Aslihan Spaulding||Ropp email@example.com||(309) 438-8091|