The Integrated Plant Sciences program is the central access point for prospective students to plant and fungal research opportunities at the University of Georgia. Once admitted, students conduct cutting-edge plant and fungal related research on topics with applications to society and the environment.
One program, endless opportunities
From molecules to populations – admitted students find their best research and mentor fit by exploring several rotation labs and research areas.
World-class faculty will mentor you
Join over 100 graduate students in the plant sciences mentored by 60 faculty across 9 participating PhD graduate programs. UGA is among the most interdisciplinary and comprehensive plant science graduate programs anywhere, providing a dynamic learning environment within the context of cutting-edge research on timely topics.
Fall 2022 Applications
Applications received by December 1, 2021 are guaranteed review for Fall 2022 admissions.
“I got to meet so many other students and faculty along the way, which opened the doors for many other opportunities.”Simone Lim-Hing, Fall 2018 Cohort
“The supportive nature of the faculty involved in the program made me feel like the plant sciences program at UGA was the right place for me to grow.“Max Barnhart, Fall 2018 Cohort
The University of Georgia has a long tradition of outstanding plant science research. Come be a part of it!
To learn more about the research opportunities within the IPS program, please contact us.