Viticulture & Enology, Master of Science Graduate Studies

Graduate Study

The M.S. program offers advanced studies in viticulture and enology, ranging from the genetics, physiology and biochemistry of grapevines to the chemistry, microbiology and sensory science of wines and the chemical engineering of winemaking. Priority application deadline January 15, applications accepted until May 15.

Ph.D. studies are not offered by the Graduate Program in Viticulture & Enology.


Applicants to the program are required to have a level of competence equivalent to that of a strong science undergraduate program. This includes coursework in biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, calculus, statistics (analysis of variance), biochemistry, microbiology, and economics.

Specific requirements are outlined in detail and may be obtained by visiting Viticulture & Enology Graduate Group.

Graduate Group Chair

Dario Cantu, Ph.D.

Graduate Advisors

D. Cantu, A. Oberholster, R. Runnebaum