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Crop Science

Crop science provides an education in the basic sciences, with applications in crop plant management and crop improvement. Opportunities are numerous and encompass a broad range in science, business, and education.

Students are especially qualified for graduate study in plant nutrition, environmental science, crop physiology and ecology, biotechnology and plant genetics, and plant breeding.

Plan of Study

Crop Science Webpage

Transfer to Crop Science

Purdue admits to individual majors. Transfer students must meet Purdue's overall transfer criteria, as well as any major-specific requirements. Before you apply, check the closed programs page to confirm this major is open to transfer students. If it is, refer to the information below for major-specific transfer criteria.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Contact Information

(765) 494-4773

College of Agriculture

Careers in Crop Science

  •   Agricultural research scientist
  •   Agronomist
  •   Ag products development
  •   Certified crop advisor (CCA)
  •   Extension educator
  •   Grain and Commodity marketing
  •   Molecular/geneticist plant biologist
  •   Peace Corp/social action agencies
  •   Plant scientist
  •   Precision cropping systems manager
  •   Seed production

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