This certificate will be offered starting in Fall 2020. The weed science certificate is designed to train students to make effective and environmentally responsible management decisions for agricultural weeds and invasive plants. Students will learn about the interrelations of weed ecology, management techniques, and environmental considerations in agronomic, upland, and aquatic systems. Completion of the certificate will provide students with the training to understand how weed management techniques and environmental science should be integrated into an overall management plan.
The certificate is awarded by the University of Florida and also designated on student’s UF transcript. 9 hours of coursework is required, as well as a final comprehensive exam.
All courses are offered online, giving students the flexibility to study from anywhere in the world to earn a graduate certificate from the University of Florida. The program maintains the high academic standards of the University of Florida. This certificate program is ideal for natural resource managers, government agency employees, industry personnel, agricultural managers, extension agents, scientists, consultants, and others for professional development and continued education.
Applicants must have earned a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited institution or equivalent and have taken one prior course related to plant science.
For more information on the program, please contact:
Dr. Candice Prince: firstname.lastname@example.org; 352-392-9614
Danielle Adams: email@example.com; 352-294-1586