The Plant Pathology Graduate program has an excellent national reputation with a top tier doctoral program (NRC 2010) and outstanding faculty committed to graduate education. The program offers an outstanding array of courses, excellent research facilities and strong interdisciplinary collaborations. The Department of Plant Pathology has strong research, teaching and extension outreach programs that cover basic and applied aspects of plant pathology, plant-microbe interactions and plant health management.
Faculty are located on Ohio State's Columbus campus and the CFAES Wooster campus in Wooster, Ohio about 90 miles (145 km) northeast of Columbus. We operate as one department, and graduate level core classes, seminars and other resources are available on both campuses.
Optional Practical Training (OPT)
International graduates of this major are approved by the Department of Homeland Security for three (3) years of work permission in the United States after graduation. Visit the Office of International Affairs website for more information.