Gateway to Agroecology Certificate

The Gateway to Agroecology certificate provides an opportunity to students with no science background to obtain foundational information required to enter an Agroecology MS program. All courses are offered online.


  • Earned a Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution or equivalent

Core Courses:

  • ALS 5155 Global Agroecosystems –  3 Credits Fall – Fundamentals of Agroecology and Sustainability
  • PLS 3004C Principles of Plant Science – 3 Credits Spring – Introduction to the principles and practices of plant production systems
  • SWS 3022 Introduction to Soils in the Environment – 3 Credits Fall & Spring – Introduction to the importance of soils to humans and the environment.