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Agroecology

West Virginia University

48 months
Duration
25284 USD/year
25284 USD/year
9114 USD/year
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About

Interested in sustainable agriculture? Agroecology from West Virginia University combines the concepts of crop production and environmental protection. You can focus on crop science, soil health, plant health management or entrepreneurship and agricultural business.

Overview

Agroecology is the interdisciplinary study of how agricultural production of plants and animals affects and is affected by the local environment. It emphasizes sustainable and environmentally friendly approaches to agricultural production.

The Agroecology program from West Virginia University will teach you to combine the concepts of crop production with those of environmental protection in such a way that there is a sustained balance between production and environmental issues. Our faculty are nationally known for their work in soil science as it relates to environmental protection and land use.

Career

  • Agricultural Technicians
  • Environmental Restoration Planners
  • First-Line Supervisors of Agricultural Crop and Horticultural Workers
  • Hydrologists
  • Soil and Water Conservationists

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Principles of Agroecology

  • Principles of Soil Science

  • Soil Fertility

  • Reclamation of Disturbed Soils

  • Insect Ecology

  • Principles of Plant Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Must have at least a 2.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale for general admission.
  • Must meet English Proficiency or request conditional admission and admission to the Intensive English Program (IEP).
  • Please be advised that some Engineering majors may reach capacity and therefore will be restricted from entry.
  • For direct admission to some colleges and majors, SAT or ACT scores are required and must be sent to WVU directly from the respective testing services. Please review the program requirements. For all other majors, international students are encouraged but not required to submit SAT or ACT scores, if available. SAT/ACT scores are useful for determining scholarship eligibility.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25284 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    25284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25284 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9114 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9114 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Morgantown

775 - 1290 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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