Bioagricultural Sciences (Ph.D.) – Plant Pathology Specialization


Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management is a unique department among U.S. land grant universities, encompassing the disciplines of entomology, plant pathology, and weed science.

Before you apply to the Graduate School, you will first need to identify and confirm an advisor. If you would like to be considered for a teaching assistantship, the deadline to apply for Spring semesters is May 1, and Dec 1 for Fall semesters.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis based on what funding a faculty member would have for a semester.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Bioagricultural Sciences – Plant Pathology Specialization

Areas of Study

  • Plant Pathology

Next Steps


Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Financial Aid