Online Certificate and Degrees in Sustainable Food & Farming

Sustainable Farming

Cultivate your interest in agriculture.

Develop a deeper understanding with a fully-online certificate or degree in Sustainable Food & Farming.

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Offered through the university’s top-ranked Stockbridge School of Agriculture, our fully online certificate or degree in Sustainable Food & Farming gives you the tools to promote sustainable food systems that are better for people and the planet. 

Designed for those who are intrigued by sustainable agriculture and potential careers in this field, this program focuses on a wide variety of topics – from organic gardening to urban agriculture, agroecology to global food systems and more. 

We’ve designed this program to fit around your busy work schedule. Emphasis on your area of interest can be built into your program of study so that you can focus on what you’re passionate about.

Choose from three fully-online program outcomes: 

15-credit online Certificate
60-credit online Associate of Science Degree
120-credit online Bachelor of Science Degree

Come join us and make a positive impact on the future of agriculture! 

QUALITY CURRICULUM

Experience the best of UMass Amherst. US News & World Report ranked our Stockbridge School of Agriculture #3 in the nation and #5 in the world for the fourth consecutive year.

COMMITTED TO SUSTAINABILITY

UMass Amherst is dedicated to buying locally, eating healthier, and wasting less. The campus maintains five permaculture gardens and grows nearly 50 tons of produce a year for local, regional and on-campus distribution.

FLEXIBLE & FULLY ONLINE

Our online Sustainable Food and Farming programs are accessible and customizable to fit your interests and work around your life. Take more credits per semester and finish faster. Or take fewer and earn your degree over time.