Saturday, March 17, 2018
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Hawaii System
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources

PEPS PhD Program - Tropical Plant Pathology

Intended candidates for the PhD program should have earned the MS degree in plant pathology or equivalent from a recognized institution. Those with a BS or BA may petition for admittance into the PhD program only after enrolling in the MS program.

Employment options for PhD graduates are in teaching, research, and extension at universities and in research, consulting or management with private industries and government agencies.


No minimum course requirement. A candidate’s committee develops a course plan together with the student.

  • 1 credit hour of PEPS 660 each semester, except when enrolled in PEPS 799.

  • 2 credit hours of PEPS 799 Proposal/Defense Seminar (CR/NC).

  • Comprehensive and final defense examinations.

  • 1 credit hour of PEPS 800 Dissertation Research during semester of graduation.

  • Submission of acceptable dissertation.

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