Distance Education in Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

The Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences offers distance education courses that may be taken individually or as part of a distance education graduate degree program. All courses are Web-based and course work may be done at any time during the semester.

Graduate degree programs

Master of Science/Master of Agriculture in Agronomy & Soils
- Thesis (M.S.) and non-thesis (M.Ag.) options
- Choose between Soil Science option or Crop/Weed Science option
- 30 credit hours

Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences (SWES) Program though the AG*IDEA distance education consortium
- Thesis (M.S.) and non-thesis (M.Ag.) options
- 36 credit hours

Master of Turfgrass Management
- 32 credit hours
- Requires Capstone Experience

Distance Education Graduate Student Handbook


For a complete listing of courses that are available or in development, please click here.
For the schedule of courses, click here.

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Note: Distance education does NOT mean “easy”!  
Distance education courses have just as much work as any classroom course and require as much or more time. Working on your own and keeping up with assignments requires a lot of self-discipline. See our Student Resources web page for more information.

Last Updated: July 03, 2014

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