263 Soils Building
1525 Observatory Dr
Madison WI 53706
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Program contact: Carol Duffy
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About the Soil Science Program
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Soil Science is one of the most prominent soil science departments in the United States. It is globally renowned for its excellence in soil research and education in the areas of soil chemistry, physics, biology, ecology, pedology, and sustainable land use. Graduates from the department occupy leading positions in industry, government, education, and research in agricultural and natural resources and environmental science throughout the world.
Graduate School Guide
Faculty listings, program overview, minimum degree requirements and satisfactory progress information.
Program statistical information on admissions, enrollment, student funding, and degrees.
Financial support is available to qualified M.S. and Ph.D. students in the form of research assistantships. Most assistantships are funded through research grants, and the final decision rests with the professor(s) supervising the research. A research assistantship for at least one-third time qualifies a student for remission of all tuition. The department does not offer teaching assistantships. Graduate School fellowships are also available.
Admissions Deadlines and Test Requirements
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.