Academic Degree Programs


North America

Land Grant Universities

Clemson University | Soils and Sustainable Crop Systems (B.S.)
Colorado State University | Master of Agriculture in Integrated Resource Management (M.Ag.)
Colorado State University | Interdisciplinary Program in Organic Agriculture (Minor)
Iowa State University | Sustainable Agriculture (M.Sc. • Ph.D.)
Kansas State University | Horticulture – Urban Food Systems (M.Sc. emphasis)
Michigan State University | Ecological Food and Farming Systems (M.Sc. & Ph.D. specialization)
Michigan State University | Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems (B.S. & B.A. specialization) Michigan State University | Organic Farmer Training Program (Certificate) Montana State University | Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems (B.S.)
North Carolina State University | Agroecology (B.S. minor campus-wide)
North Carolina State University | Plant & Soil Sciences with an Agroecology Concentration (B.S.) Ohio State University | Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability (B.S.), Sustainable Agriculture (Minor), Sustainable Agriculture (A.A.S.)
Pennsylvania State University | Agroecology (B.S.)
University of California, Davis | Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems (B.S. major) University of Florida | Horticultural Science-Organic Crop Production (B.S. major Specialization)
University of Florida | Organic and Sustainable Agriculture (B.S. minor in Horticulture) University of Georgia | Organic Agriculture (Certificate)
University of Hawaii | Sustainable Community Food Systems(B.S.)
University of Kentucky | Sustainable Agriculture (B.S. major) & (B.S. minor)
University of Maine | Sustainable Agriculture (B.S.)
University of Massachusetts | Sustainable Food and Farming (B.S.)
University of Minnesota | Sustainable Agricultural Systems (B.S. minor college-wide) and (M.Sc. & Ph.D. minor)
University of Minnesota | Food Systems (B.S.)
University of Minnesota Duluth | Sustainable Food Systems (Certificate)
University of Missouri | Sustainable Agriculture (B.S. major • B.S. minor)
University of Missoui | Agroforestry (M.S.)
University of New Hampshire | Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems (B.A. & B.S.) University of New Hampshire | College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (B.S. & Minors) University of New Hampshire | EcoGastronomy (Dual Major)
University of Tennessee | Organic Production (B.S. concentration)
University of Vermont | Ecological Agriculture (B.S.) | Ecological Agriculture (Minor) • Food Systems (Minor)
University of Vermont | Agroecology (M.S. and Ph.D. concentration in Plant & Soil Science) University of Wisconsin-Madison | Agroecology (M.Sc.)
University of Wyoming | Agroecology (B.S. major • B.S. minor)
Virginia Tech | Civic Agriculture and Food Systems  ( minor)
Washington State University | Organic Agriculture Systems (B.S.)
Washington State University | Sustainable Agriculture (Graduate Certificate)
Washington State University Extension & Jefferson County FIELD program | Certificate in Sustainable Agriculture

Four Year State and Private Universities

Appalachian State University | Sustainable Development: Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture (B.S)
California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly)-San Luis Obispo | Sustainable Agriculture (University-wide Minor)
California State University-Stanislaus | Agricultural Studies, Permaculture (B.S.)
Evergreen State College | Practice of Sustainable Agriculture (B.A. or B.S.)
Evergreen State College | Ecological Agriculture (B.A. or B.S.)
Florida International University | Agroecology (Certificate)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University | Sustainable Agriculture (B.S.)
Montclair State University | Nutrition and Food Science w/ Food Systems Concentration (B.S.) Tufts University | Agriculture, Food and the Environment (M.S. & Ph.D.)
University of British Colombia | Applied Biology Program (B.Sc.)
University of California-Santa Cruz | Environmental Studies/Agroecology (B.A. • Ph.D. • Certificate in Ecological Horticulture)
University of Michigan | Sustainable Food Systems (Minor)
University of Montana-Missoula | Environmental Studies/Sustainable Food and Farming (B.A. • M.A.)
Warren Wilson College | Environmental Studies with emphasis on Sustainable Agriculture (B.A.•B.S • Minor )
Western Washington University, Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies | Self-designed Concentration in Sustainable Agriculture (B.A.)

Private Liberal Arts Colleges

College of the Atlantic | Sustainable Food Systems (Area of Study within Human Ecology B.A. and M.Ph.)
Delaware Valley College |  Sustainable Agriculture Systems (B.S.)
Ferrum College | Agriculture: with emphasis in Agroecology (B.S. Emphasis area)
Fort Lewis College | Agroecology/Sustainable Agriculture (Minor)
Prescott College | Environmental Studies/Agroecology (B.S.)
Sterling College | Sustainable Agriculture (B.A) Sustainable Food Systems (B.A.)
Unity College | Agriculture. Food, and Sustainability (B.S.)

Community and Junior Colleges

Bristol Community College | Sustainable Agriculture (A.S. & Certificate Option)
Central Carolina Community College | Sustainable Agriculture (A.S. & Certificate in General SA • Certificate SA Livestock • Certificate in SA Vegetable)
Cégep de Victoriaville, Québec | Organic Vegetable and Fruit Production (Diploma of College Studies)
City Colleges of Chicago – Richard J. Daley College & Chicago Botanic Garden | Sustainable Urban Horticulture and Urban Agriculture (Certificate)
College of the Redwoods | Sustainable Agriculture (Certificate)
Edmonds Community College | Sustainable Agriculture Education (Certificate)
Flathead Valley Community College | Integrated Agriculture & Food Systems (Associate of Applied Science)
Flathead Valley Community College | Agriculture (Associate of Science- Transfer Degree) John Wood Community College | Sustainable Local Foods Farming (Certificate)
Johnson County Community College | Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship (Certificate)
Kennebec Valley Community College | Sustainable Agriculture (Associate of Applied Science)
Lorain County Community College | Sustainable Agriculture (Associate of Applied Science) Merritt College | Urban Agroecology Program (Certificate) & Permaculture Design Certificate
Northwest College | Agroecology (A.S.)
San Diego City College | Sustainable Urban Agriculture (Certificate)
Santa Rosa College | Sustainable Agriculture (A.S. • Certificate)
Tompkins Cortland Community College | Sustainable Farming and Food Systems (A.S.) Triton College | Horticulture, Sustainable Agriculture Technology, Sustainable Landscape Practices (A.S. • Certificate)
Windward Community College | Sustainable Agriculture (Certificate)

Programs Outside of North America

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), Aas, Norway | Agroecology (M.Sc.) University of Kassel, Witzenhausen, Germany | Organic Agricultural Sciences  (B.S. and M.Sc.) Wageningen University, The Netherlands | Organic Agriculture (M.Sc.)

Open enrollment summer programs

Willamette University | Summer Institute in Sustainable Agriculture
Hampshire College | Summer Food, Farm, and Sustainability Institute
Chatham University | Food, Farm, and Field  
 

Additional resources:

USDA-National Agricultural Library Educational and Training Opportunities in Sustainable Agriculture compiled by Becky Thompson
  Compiled by Damian Parr Created January 2009 Last updated March 15, 2016