University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Plant Pathology

284 Russell Laboratories
1630 Linden Dr
Madison WI 53706
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Program contact: Sara Rodock
Phone: 608-262-9926
Fax: 608-262-9922
Email: admissions@plantpath.wisc.edu

Face-to-Face Evening/weekend1 Online2 Hybrid3 Accelerated4 Add'l assistantship and/or enrollment policy5
Admitting Degree(s):
PhD
MS

About the Plant Pathology Program

The Plant Pathology Department has graduated more student than any other Plant Pathology department in the US. Our graduates come from over 40 countries. Graduate students studying with our faculty have concentrations in areas ranging from Agronomy and Agroecology to Cellular Biology and Plant Breeding. This diverse group of students contributes to the multidisciplinary approach to research in the department, which is essential to solving important biological and agricultural problems.

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Additional Policy

Applications to graduate studies act as the application for financial support. Offers of financial support accompany most offers of admission for students admitted to Plant Pathology. Most students hold research assistantships (RA's). The availability of RA's is limited.

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1 These programs are offered in an evening and/or weekend format to accommodate working schedules. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses and personal connections, while keeping your day job. For more information about the meeting schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

2 These programs are offered primarily online. Many available online programs can be completed almost entirely online with all online programs offering at least 50 percent or more of the program work online. Some online programs have an on-campus component that is often designed to accommodate working schedules. Take advantage of the convenience of online learning while participating in a rich, interactive learning environment. For more information about the online nature of a specific program, contact the program.

3 These programs have innovative curricula that combine on-campus and online formats. Most hybrid programs are completed on-campus with a partial or completely online semester. For more information about the hybrid schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

4 These on-campus programs are offered in an accelerated format that allows you to complete your program in a condensed time-frame. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses with minimal disruption to your career. For more information about the accelerated nature of a specific program, contact the program.

5 Students in most on-campus graduate programs are eligible for assistantships. Please look carefully at the additional policies listed above for more information about the specific assistantship and enrollment policies for the program. Contact the program with any questions.