Citrus Center

Student Programs

Graduate Studies Program


The Citrus Center is affiliated with the Department of Agriculture, Agribusiness and Environmental Sciences at Texas A&M University-Kingsville and offers Masters degrees in Plant & Soil Science. There is also a cooperative Ph.D. program with the Department of Horticultural Science at Texas A&M University in College Station.

The following areas of research are available for graduate students: Entomology, Plant Pathology, Breeding, Molecular Biology, Plant Physiology, Soil Science, Agricultural business, Agricultural Science and Nutriceuticals/Functional Foods. The research projects can form bridges between one or more of the disciplines, with close collaboration between departments and other research laboratories in Texas and elsewhere.