Graduate Certificate Goals

Students who successfully complete this certificate will be able to:

  • Understand the scientific principles underlying crop management and physiology, plant improvement, climatology, soil management and fertility, and integrated pest management.
  • Understand group dynamics and facilitate the accomplishment of individual and collective goals.
  • Communicate effectively with scientists, professionals, farmers, other professionals, and the general public for the purposes of learning and training.
  • Communicate electronically and utilize various Internet information services.