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Department of Plant Pathology


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MPHM students

The Master in Plant Health Management Graduate Program is a newly established professional master’s degree, jointly administered by Plant Pathology and Entomology.  MPHM is the university’s first program to achieve Professional Science Master’s affiliation, which is distinguished by a curriculum that integrates science with workforce skills and professional development.

The MPHM program is well-suited for working professionals and those seeking education for current or new careers.  A new online option is now available, expanding our reach beyond Ohio > Read more

  • MPHM graduated 4 students in Autumn 2015 - Brian Kleinke, Elizabeth Roche, Scott Erick and Ethan Smrtnik - bringing the total number of graduates to 8.  Among the program's first group of graduates, Mary Griffith is an OSU Extension Educator in Madison County, and Jason Hartschuh is the OSU Extension County Director in Crawford County, Ohio.  Anastasia Tonti Kimbler is a plant quality specialist for a large greenhouse grower in Ohio.  Rong Sun, our first international graduate, is working in Ohio State’s Department of Plant Pathology.
  • MPHM student Renato Zardo with Green Circle Growers was awarded the 2015 Dummen Orange/Grower Talks Young Grower Award .  Zardo is pursuing the MPHM degree to enhance his career training.  Read more about Zardo’s career journey:

Anne Dorrance (Plant Pathology) and Luis Canas (Entomology) are the MPHM Graduate Studies co-chairs.  For more information >

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