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Graduate Curriculum Options

  • Master of Science - This is a research-based degree and students work closely with their major advisor in completing a research project and thesis. The objectives are to provide training in the scientific method and prepare students for research careers or for entering a doctoral program.
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Doctoral study consists of independent mastery of a field of knowledge and the successful completion of original research that makes a major contribution to the field of horticulture.

For more information on the Horticultural Sciences Graduate Programs, please visit the UF Graduate Catalog.

View our graduate course listing here: Graduate Course List.

Who Do I Contact?

Dr. C. Eduardo Vallejos, Graduate Coordinator | 352-273-4845 or

Curtis Smyder, Student Services Coordinator | 352-273-4781 or