The graduate certificate in International Agriculture (INAG) helps graduate students acquire specific knowledge and experience in international agriculture to increase their career competencies and workforce competitiveness. The certificate courses require subject matter with more than a 50% focus in international agriculture. Students acquire focused study and increased understanding in human capacity development, and/or agricultural and natural resource economic trade and policy. The course requirements for the certificate combine selected courses from students’ home departments and selected international agriculture courses from the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications and the Department of Agricultural Economics.
This certificate is a multi-departmental certificate and there are several course options. Prior to admittance to the program students must be reviewed by a departmental committee prior to completing 50% of graduate program hours.
This multi-departmental certificate requires the completion of 15 credit hours and may be completed as: 1) Part of a degree program or 2) by applying as a certificate-option only (non-degree status). When completed as part of a degree program or as a certificate-option only (non-degree status), the student will need to apply for graduation to have the certificate recognized and transcripted. Approval to complete this certificate requires a specific application and review by the program committee. To apply, access the INAG online application.
This program is also approved for delivery via asynchronous or synchronous distance education technology.
If you have interest in obtaining this certificate, you may visit the ALEC Certificate website.
|Code ||Title ||Semester Credit Hours |
|Natural Resource Economics|
|Economics of Foreign Intervention, Conflict, and Development|
|Global Food and Agribusiness Policy|
|Comparative Global Standards in Food Systems|
|International Agribusiness Trade Analysis|
|Principles of Adult Education|
|Methods of Technological Change|
|The Agricultural Advisor in Developing Nations|
|Initiating, Managing and Monitoring Projects of International Agricultural Development|
|Institutions Serving Agriculture in Developing Nations|
|Natural Resource Economics 2|
|Economics of Foreign Intervention, Conflict, and Development 2|
|Global Food and Agribusiness Policy 2|
|Comparative Global Standards in Food Systems 2|
|International Agribusiness Trade Analysis 2|
|Ecological Economics 2|
|Principles of Adult Education 2|
|Methods of Technological Change 2|
|The Agricultural Advisor in Developing Nations 2|
|Initiating, Managing and Monitoring Projects of International Agricultural Development 2|
|Institutions Serving Agriculture in Developing Nations 2|
|Food Safety: Policy, Regulations and Issues|
|Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point System|
|Industrial Processed Meat Operations|
|Microbiology of Foods|
|Terrestrial Ecosystems and Global Change|
|Dynamics of Populations|
|Biogeochemistry of Terrestrial Ecosystems|
|Medical and Veterinary Entomology|
|Fundamentals of the Global Economy|
|Economic Development in China|
|International Trade Policy Analysis|
|International Economic Development|
|Nongovernmental Organization Management in International Settings|
|Grant and Project Management in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors|
|Ethical Aspects of International Agricultural Systems|
|Brazilian Agriculture and Food Production Systems|
|International Agricultural Research Centers - MX|
|International Agricultural Development Policy|
|Directed Studies 4|
|Directed Studies 4|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||15|
No more than nine hours from one major may be used to satisfy certificate requirements.