Plant Protection Study Program, Faculty of Agriculture, Bengkulu University, was established on May 11, 2016 based on the Decree of the Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia No. 197/KPT/1/2016. The Plant Protection Study Program, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bengkulu is a reincarnation of the Study Program on Pests and Plant Diseases, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bengkulu which was established on February 23, 1998 based on the Decree of the Director General of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia No. 50/DIKTI/Kep/1998 which was then under the auspices of the Department of Plant Protection. since March 15, 2006 based on the Decree of the Minister of National Education of the Republic of Indonesia No. 36/D/O/2006. Furthermore, based on the Letter of the Director General of Higher Education No. 294/D/T/2010 dated March 18, 2010 regarding the merger of Agricultural Study Programs, since January 1, 2008 the Study Programs of Agronomy, Soil Science, and Plant Pests were merged into Agroecotechnology Study Programs. Therefore, since 2008, lecturers of the Department of Plant Protection have implemented the Tri Dharma of Higher Education for Agroecotechnology Study Program students with an interest in Pests and Plant Diseases. On May 11, 2016, the Pests and Plant Diseases Study Program was born again with a new nomenclature (referring to the letter from the Director of Learning and Student Affairs of the Ministry of Education and Culture No. 0404/E3.2/2015 concerning Clumps of Science and Technology and College Graduate Degrees), namely Plant Protection Study Program based on the Decree of the Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia No 197/KPT/1/2016.

The vision of the Plant Protection Study Program, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bengkulu is “To become an internationally reputable study program by 2025 in the field of tropical plant and coastal ecosystem protection that prioritizes exploration of biodiversity and development of plant pest and disease control technology based on natural resources”. The Vision of the Study Program is a derivative of the Vision of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bengkulu, which is “By 2025 the Faculty of Agriculture will become an internationally reputable institution in tropical agriculture development and coastal ecosystem management.”
The vision of the Plant Protection Study Program, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bengkulu is formulated as a manifestation of the commitment of the entire academic community to make the Plant Protection Study Program a higher education institution that can produce people who uphold scientific dignity, professionalism, and nationalism so that they are able to take part and compete globally without leaving the nation behind. national identity. Realizing the Plant Protection Study Program, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bengkulu as a center of excellence for the development of science and technology for the protection of tropical plants and coastal ecosystems with exploration of biodiversity based on local resources.

The Plant Protection Study Program, Faculty of Agriculture, Bengkulu University is led by a Head of Study Program, as well as the Head of the Department, with the main task of coordinating the implementation and evaluation of the study program curriculum, including arranging for lecturers to support courses, coordinating with all lecturers through study program meetings, and administering all study program activities. In practice, the Head of Study Program/head of the department always coordinates with the Secretary of the Department.