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The Department is endowed with highly trained and experienced faculty in Agronomy, Genetics and Plant Breeding and Plant Protection and remains the only tertiary institution that offers programmes in Crop Science in the South-Western zone of Ghana. The Department runs 25 courses in the undergraduate programmes in the school of Agriculture and offers graduate programmes in M.Phil/Ph.D (Agronomy), M.Phil/Ph.D (Plant Health), M.Phil/Ph.D (Genetics and Plant Breeding), and M.Phil/Ph.D (Seed Science and Technology) As a Department that holds the key to the development of the crop production industry in the country and beyond, we welcome all our stakeholders (prospective students, current students, alumni, staff, sister crop science Departments and the general public) as partners in the development of our country’s agriculture. Open configuration options.

Vision: To be a leading Department of Crop Science recognized globally for its pioneering research, cutting-edge education, community engagement, and the development of skilled professionals in producing and researching crops for aesthetics, environmental protection, feed, fibre, food, and fuel.

 Mission Statement:The Department of Crop Science at the University of Cape Coast is dedicated to fostering excellence in education, research, and outreach. We strive to provide a nurturing and inclusive learning environment that equips our students with the knowledge, skills, and ethical values necessary to excel in Crop Science. Through innovative research and collaborative partnerships, we aim to address the evolving challenges in crop plant production and contribute to ecological agriculture practices, ensuring sustainable soil, crop plant, and water resources stewardship. Our mission is to produce technically proficient graduates committed to being environmentally responsible and socially conscious contributors to our global community.


Head of Department

Prof. Michael Osei Adu






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