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Plant Pathology, Ph.D.

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University rank #14 (QS) , NY,
Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology are the study of plant diseases and the biology of plant-microbe interactions at the molecular to ecosystem levels of organization.

About

In addition to Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University offers graduate programs that cover the full spectrum of plant sciences. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Communicate effectively to professional and lay audiences through writing, speaking and graphics.
  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of core concepts in Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology taught in required courses and knowledge of their specialized area of study as defined by the requirements and expectations of each PPPMB program concentration and chosen minor subject areas.
  • Demonstrate awareness of ethics and compliance responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate teaching competence through TA, seminar and speaking experiences.
  • Conduct original and publishable research in their field and concentration of study.
  • Demonstrate an ability to think critically, apply scientific method, and manage resources allowing development of an independent research program
  • Show evidence of development as a professional in the discipline.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The Field of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology at Cornell offers graduate degree programs in plant pathology and the biology, genetics and evolution of fungi and oomycetes. To reflect the diversity of academic interests and activities, the Field is organized into three program areas:
  • Plant Pathology (including the concentrations Ecological and Environmental Plant Pathology and Plant Disease Epidemiology)
  • Plant-Microbe Biology
  • Fungal and Oomycete Biology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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General Requirements

  • all Graduate School Requirements, including the TOEFL Exam for Non-Native English Applicants
  • three recommendations (must be on business letterhead and signed)
  • GRE general test
  • GRE subject test in biology advised, but not required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20800 USD/year
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  • National

    20800 USD/year
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Living costs for Ithaca

  • 1128 - 2460 USD/month
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