Doctor of Plant Health at UNL     

The world critically needs more sustainable production systems for food, fuel, fiber and landscapes. The Doctor of Plant Health (DPH) program is a professional program that offers an exciting opportunity to those who want to be leaders and make a difference in these productions systems. Graduates from the program are in high demand; we are experiencing 100% employment upon graduation.


Do you have a passion for plants and understanding all aspects of plant production systems?

Do you want to become a leader in improving the sustainability of food production or landscape systems?

Do you want a career applying science for practical solutions to difficult problems?

Are you entrepreneurial and desire to set yourself apart with a unique multidisciplinary understanding of plant production?

If you answered these questions positively the Doctor of Plant Health (DPH) program may be for you!

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Lindsay Overmyer title page of final seminar

Dr. Lindsay Overmyer - Final Seminar

July 14, 2021 - Final DPH Seminar, Dr. Lindsay Overmyer

DPH Newsletter - February 2021

Check out the latest issue of the DPH Newsletter by clicking here!      

Lindsay Overmyer in field

Doctor of Plant Health graduate student, Ali Loker

New decision support tool supports Midwest specialty crop producers

Sam Wortman and DPH student, Ali Loker, have launched a new decision support tool for specialty crop producers and gardeners: the Vegetable Variety Navigator. Read more about it here