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Washington State University Degree Programs

Plant Pathology


Admission Requirements

Submit all of the materials listed below to the WSU Graduate School: Three letters of recommendation; Statement of Purpose explaining why you wish to earn a Ph.D. at WSU Plant Pathology; Official Transcripts for all colleges and universities attended.

Degree Description

Doctorate in Plant Pathology requires graded course work and completion of dissertation research. The degree involves study in mycology, bacteriology, nematology, virology, disease physiology and biochemistry, molecular biology of host-parasite relationships, etiology, ecology and epidemiology of plant diseases, disease resistance, and integrated disease management by developing and deploying cultural, chemical, biological, and biotechonological approaches.

Contact Information

Debra Marsh
Sr Academic Coordinator
Johnson Hall Graduate center
Johnson 0125
Telephone: 509-335-2615