Texas State University is pleased to announce that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved a new Master of Science degree program with a major in Integrated Agricultural Sciences. The Department of Agriculture in the College of Applied Arts will begin offering the new degree program in fall 2018.
This program’s integrated approach to agricultural sciences combines research and education concerning land use strategies, crop and animal production, distribution, sales, economics, policy, and the environment. The graduates of this program will have the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills necessary to analyze, optimize, and implement complex agro-systems. Through a rigorous interdisciplinary agriculture curriculum and exposure to real-world applications, students will develop technical and leadership skills necessary for an effective career in addressing and solving food and agricultural issues.