Organic Farming Systems – Online Undergraduate Certificate
Be the future of organic food and farming systems
When you earn your Undergraduate Certificate in Organic Farming Systems online from Oregon State University, you’ll gain the technical skills and knowledge needed to make agricultural and food systems more environmentally, economically and socially sustainable.
This program offers you a gateway to a career in organic farming production and regulation by emphasizing the organic management of soil health, pests, diseases and weeds. You’ll also learn to communicate the principles, practices, science and impacts of organic agriculture to diverse audiences.
The 27-credit certificate is delivered 100% online by Oregon State Ecampus, a nationally ranked leader in online education. All certificate courses can be completed in one year, and the program can be integrated with your undergraduate major.
The goal of this program’s courses are to provide you with an understanding of the history, values, benefits, regulations and practices associated with organic agriculture. Visit the OSU Academic Catalog for complete curriculum details and a list of core classes and electives.
Who can enroll in an Oregon State undergraduate certificate program?
Anyone enrolled in an Oregon State bachelor's program can enroll in any Ecampus online undergraduate certificate program. If you already have a bachelor's degree from OSU or another accredited institution, you may be granted a subsequent undergraduate certificate by applying to OSU as a postbaccalaureate student and indicating your program of interest on the application's statement of objectives.
Benefits of learning online with Oregon State
- All classes are developed by OSU's world-class faculty, who are known worldwide for their expertise, research and innovation.
- Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
- As an OSU Ecampus student, you’ll receive the same certificate and transcript as OSU’s on-campus students.
NOTE: The U.S. Department of Education has approved this certificate for federal financial aid eligibility as part of a full degree program, but not as an independent certificate program. Alternate funding sources (e.g. loans, private funds) may be required to cover the costs associated with this program.