The Michigan State University Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences is actively engaged in research, extension, teaching and outreach to resolve the critical agricultural issues that impact the people of Michigan, the United States and the World.
For more information see our mission statement.
Programs we offer:
Masters of Science
In the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences include:
An Agronomy Minor is available for students in other majors.
Crop and Soil Science majors also may minor or specialize in other interest areas. These include:
Two Year Certificates
After completion, that can qualify you for a great paying job or upward mobility within your current place of employment:
All our undergraduates and graduate students enhance their knowledge and skills through internships or working in research labs. After they complete their programs, they are highly sought out by employers and our alumni hold vast and varied positions in private corporations, universities, government agencies and non profit research institutes, the positions past graduates hold include:
- Golf Course Groundskeeper / Golf Course Superintendent
- Agronomic Technicians / Agribusiness Managers / Crop Advisor
- Research Technicians / Researcher / Extension Specialist / Professor / Plant Diagnostician