Best American Universities for Studying Sustainable Agriculture

Best American Universities for Studying Sustainable Agriculture


In USA, Iowa State University offers one of the most popular sustainable agriculture programs among the global student community i.e. Master of Business Administration – Sustainable Agriculture Minor MBASustainable Agriculture). This course costs approximately US $9639 per semester having 9 or more credits. Another post graduate course, Master of Science in Sustainable Agriculture is available at an estimated cost of US $8665 per semester having 9 or more credits. A Ph.D. in Sustainable agriculture is also available at the university for the ambitious students. All these courses are full time programs.

Two popular sustainable agriculture bachelor programs available at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are Bachelor of Science in Plant and Soil Sciences – Sustainable Agriculture Crop Production  and Bachelor of Science in Plant and Soil Sciences – Sustainable Agriculture Food Systems. Cost of the course is approximately US $4,969 per semester. Courses are offered as full time programs.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette offers full time bachelor of science programs in sustainable agriculture such as BS in Sustainable Agriculture – Agribusiness; BS in Sustainable Agriculture – Animal Science; BS in Sustainable Agriculture – Landscape and Horticulture Management and BS in Sustainable Agriculture – Plant and Soil Science. Cost of the program is approximately US $5100 for up to 20 Credit Hours.

American universities namely, Appalachian State University; Cornell University and the Eastern Mennonite University also conduct reputed academic programs in sustainable agriculture. Appalachian State University provides BS in Sustainable Development: Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture at an estimated educational cost of US $14,594 a year and Cornell University provides an independent major degree, Major in Agricultural Sciences – Sustainable Agriculture at a cost of US $37,954 a year. Eastern Mennonite University also offers an independent major degree, Major in Environmental Science – Sustainable Agriculture at an estimated cost of US $24,120 a year

Some of the American colleges such as Warren Wilson College (Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies – Sustainable Agriculture and Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies – Sustainable Agriculture); Indian Hills Community College (Associate of Applied Science Degree in Sustainable Agriculture and Entrepreneurship and Associate of Applied Science Degree in Sustainable Agriculture and Entrepreneurship); Santa Rosa Junior College (AS in Sustainable Agriculture); Green Mountain College (B.A. in Environmental Studies – Sustainable Agriculture and Food Production) and the Sterling College (Program in Sustainable Agriculture) also offer sustainable agriculture courses for the eligible candidates.

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