Welcome to the Department of Plant and Soil Science at Texas Tech University! We offer academic programs to equip students to address regional, national and global plant production and environmental challenges. There are many opportunities for students to be involved in research at the cutting edge of their future professions–our faculty are awarded an average of $4 million in research grant awards each year.
We offer two B.S. degrees: Environmental Crop and Soil Sciences and Horticultural and Turfgrass Sciences and four post-graduate certificate programs (Crop Protection, Fibers and Biopolymers, Horticulture Landscape Management and Soil Management). We also offer M.S. degrees in Horticulture and Plant and Soil Science and the Ph.D. in Plant and Soil Science. In addition, we offer non-thesis M.S. degrees at a distance. We invite you to join the more than 220 students who call our department their home for higher education. We pledge to you individual and personal attention from our faculty and staff. More than half of our on-campus students receive scholarship support from our department, and many internships and study abroad opportunities are available for expanding your horizons.
Please explore our website and see the many opportunities our department offers! If you have any questions, please call or email us. If you are a prospective student and want to visit our department, we would be delighted to hear from you.
Thank you for your interest in Plant and Soil Science at Texas Tech University.