Learn more about the Online Master of Agricultural and Life Sciences program from Holly Scoggins, Associate Professor in Horticulture. Video from Virginia Tech on Vimeo.

Virginia Tech’s Online Master of Agricultural and Life Sciences program is uniquely positioned to meet the evolving and dynamic needs of today’s agricultural professionals, offering concentrations in the areas of education, environmental science, food safety and biosecurity, leadership studies, and plant science and pest management.

This degree provides practical application taught by faculty experts who are both in the classroom and in the field, researching and practicing what they teach daily. 

The online format will allow you to study the world-class curriculum that Virginia Tech is known for, while earning the same regionally accredited degree as an on-campus student.  With this tailored educational experience, you will graduate from the program with greater knowledge of industry competencies to effectively and strategically lead in one of the dynamic agricultural and life science industries.

Learn more about the five concentrations:

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New Concentration

Applied Nutrition and Physical Activity

Coming Fall 2017

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Alumni Spotlight

OMALS alumnus Tommy Amal has been doing some amazing things here at Virginia Tech.  He is the current Assistant Director of the Student Success Center and Chairman of the Black Male Excellence Network.  He recently organized the Uplifting Black Men Conference, which included a panel dicsussion with three local university presidents.

Read more here.