The online Graduate Certificate in Organic Agriculture prepares students to work in organic food production, processing, distribution, policy-making, education, or other organic-related businesses.

The certificate offers students the flexibility to specialize in particular aspects of organic agriculture. Students can learn the social and cultural impacts of organic agriculture by choosing classes in anthropology, food systems, food culture and social justice, and health and human sciences. Courses offered by the Departments of Horticulture, Crop and Soil Science, and Animal Science allow students to understand organic production with the option to focus on whole farms systems management, organic livestock and organic crop management.

Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Any Term
Required Tests


English Language Requirements ?

English language requirements for international applicants to this program are the same as the standard Graduate School requirements.

Additional Requirements

Application requirements, including required documents, letters, and forms, vary by program and may not be completely represented here. The processing of your application will not be completed until these requirements have been met. Please, before applying to this program, always contact the program office to confirm application requirements.

Application Process

Please review the graduate school application process and Apply Online.

Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline for all applicants

Four weeks before the start of each term.

MAIS Participation

This program is not offered as a MAIS field of study.

AMP Participation ?

This program does not participate in the Accelerated Master's Platform (AMP)