Agroforestry

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Overview

A graduate certificate in agroforestry from MU can help you advance your career in this rapidly expanding and globally acclaimed field. If you have experience in agroforestry but lack a formal credential, this may be the program for you.

Quick facts

Official name

Graduate certificate in agroforestry

Campus

University of Missouri

Program type

Graduate certificate

Academic home

College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources | School of Natural Resources

Delivery mode

100% online

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Credit hours

12

Estimated cost

$6,016.20

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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Career prospects

Potential careers

  • Agriculture or food scientist
  • Conservation scientist
  • Environmental engineer
  • Environmental specialist
  • Geoscientist
  • Forester
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Conservation Scientists and Foresters
7%
Employment growth
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Conservation Scientists and Foresters
$60,220
Median salary

Program structure

The online graduate certificate in agroforestry is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Students typically take one or two classes each semester session and finish the program in one to two years.

Course work covers

  • Agroforestry practice and principles — temperate and tropical
  • Agroforestry ecology and landscape design
  • Urban biodiversity, conservation and planning
  • Geographic information systems
  • Agroforestry economics and policy
  • Advanced medicinal plant science
  • Watershed management and restoration

Delivery

100% online

Calendar system

Semester-based

Typical program length

1 or 2 years

Typical course load

1 or 2 classes each semester

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the School of Natural Resources