Program Start Date: Fall, Spring or Summer term
Minimum Program Length: 42 academic weeks; 3 terms; 33 credits
This program will explore the broad field of sustainable agriculture, agribusiness and food systems.
Students participate in special projects utilizing the College’s sustainable agriculture garden and adjacent horticulture grounds in the arboretum for both observation and study.
Graduates may find employment in the Agribusiness industry.
This certificate is designed for individuals already employed or interested in the promotion of agronomic crops in a sustainable environment. It will prepare students for jobs in the agribusiness and food systems industry. Students will learn the ecological, biological, environmental and economic impact of growing food such as fruits and vegetables sustainably. The program is designed to strengthen our local environment, food systems and economy by providing educated and skilled employees. Students may enroll fall, spring or summer term. Credits earned may be applied to the horticulture associate degree (see note below).
EEDA Career Cluster:
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources; Architecture & Construction