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Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences graduate programs are designed for students seeking careers in soil, water, and environmental sciences related to agriculture and natural resource management. Students enrolled in the Department of Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences may develop their graduate programs in one of several tracks and concentrations, with their research project in one or more of the department's key research areas. Each program is tailored to meet the interests of the student and the needs of the student's research program.

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    Master of Science & Doctor of Philosophy in Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences

    The semester you want to start The date all application materials must be on file*
    Fall July 1st
    Spring October 1st
    Summer April 1st
    *Note:  International students will likely need to have all application materials on file at UF before these deadlines in order to complete the process for having Visas issued before the beginning of the semester.
    Please plan accordingly.


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Meet some current and former graduate students:

Samuel Kwakye SWS graduate student

Samuel Kwakye

Amanda Rodriguez SWS graduate student

Amanda Rodriguez

Andressa standing by cornfield

Andressa Morato Freitas


Franky inspecting black bean plants

Franky Celestin

Audrey holding core sample

Audrey Goeckner

Julio standing with auger

Julio Pachon


Emily with water quality monitor

Emily Taylor


Shanna out in the field

Shanna Stingu


Leandro Otavio Vieira Filho at RC REC

Leandro Otavio Vieira Filho


Dipti Rai

Dipti Rai