Degree Program Overview

The Department of Agricultural Sciences and Engineering Technology offers an online Sustainable Agriculture Graduate Certificate Program to prepare working professionals for theories and practices in sustainable agriculture with a focus on agriculture food environment and production practices.

This program’s curriculum will enable students to acquire professional development and continuing education hours with specific courses in modern agricultural pursuits framed by sustainable practices with options in ag sales, agritourism, entrepreneurship and soil ecology. The curriculum is designed to include non-traditional and viable enterprises in agriculture and small business marketing. The program is ideal for small landowners, urban farmers, value-added and cottage food makers, educators, government agents, seeking knowledge, professional development or continuing education credit.

Explore about this degree at: www.shsu.edu/safe

The program is intended to serve:

  • those seeking professional development or continuing education credit.
  • non-agriculture graduates who wish to gained knowledge in sustainable agriculture practices.
  • small land owners seeking advocacy concepts, marketing models and entrepreneurship ideas for sustainable agriculture enterprises.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Certificate Summary
Catalog Entry Graduate Certificate
Length 12 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Spring
Costs Rates Per Semester
Admission Requirements Application Materials

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