We are the sole academic unit dedicated to plant health and plant-microbe interactions in Ohio's higher education system.
There are 14 faculty plus adjunct and courtesy faculty, staff and students located on both the Columbus campus and at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster (90 miles, or 145 km northeast of Columbus),
Graduate Programs ranked in the top tier (NRC 2010) that provide education in fundamental and applied plant pathology and plant-microbe interactions
> MS/PhD in Plant Pathology, and professional training in plant health management > Master in Plant Health Management
- Undergraduate Programs for students interested in plant health careers (BS Plant Health Management), research and graduate study (BS Plant Pathology), and specialized training (Plant Pathology Minor). > Read more
- Courses for graduate, undergraduate and non-major students that range from principles of plant pathology and plant-microbe interactions to plant pathology's importance in food security and environmental quality. > View Course List
Extension and Outreach and Engagement programs that support the needs of clients and stakeholders - OSU Extension Educators, agricultural and green industry professionals, and Ohio’s citizens.
> Plant Pathology Extension and Outreach
Plant Disease Diagnostics expertise and faciltiies to enhance the nation’s ability to detect, respond and recover from a high consequence disease or pest outbreak. > ppdc.osu.edu
International Development programs encompass research, teaching, and outreach with partners around the world.> International activities
Public Service activities that support the mission of the department, the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, and The Ohio State University.