International Agriculture - Certificate

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. Prior to admittance to the program students must be reviewed by a departmental committee prior to completing 50% of graduate program hours. The certificate's course requirements combines 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. 

This multi-departmental certificate cannot be completed as departmental continuing education at this time. Approval to complete this certificate requires a specific application and review process by the program committee. To apply, access the INAG online application.

If you have interest in obtaining this certificate, you may visit our website at https://alec.tamu.edu/academics/certificates/ or contact the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications graduate program coordinator by email, by phone 979-862-7180. 

This program is also approved for delivery via asynchronous or synchronous distance education technology.

ALEC/AGEC elective 1
Select two of the following:6
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
Ecological Economics
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
Supporting area elective 2
Select two of the following:6
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
Animal Breeding
Food Safety: Policy, Regulations and Issues
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point System
Industrial Processed Meat Operations
Microbiology of Foods
Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Landscape Ecology
Principles of Ecosystem Science and Management
Biogeochemistry of Terrestrial Ecosystems
Terrestrial Ecosystems and Global Change
Leadership, Development and Management of Environmental NGOs
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
Heritage Tourism
Ethical Aspects of International Agricultural Systems
Brazilian Agriculture and Food Production Systems
International Agricultural Research Centers - MX
Community Ecology
Dynamics of Populations
Wildlife Ecotoxicology
Capstone 3
Select one of the following:3
International Agricultural Development Policy
Directed Studies 4
Directed Studies 4
Total Semester Credit Hours15

No more than nine hours from one major may be used to satisfy certificate requirements.