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, Berkeley | Food Systems (B.S. minor) 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 Maryland, Institute of Applied Agriculture Ι Sustainable Agriculture (Certificate) University of Massachusetts | Sustainable Food and Farming (B.S.) University of Minnesota | Sustainable Agricultural Systems (B.S. minor college-wide) & (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.) Duke University | Undergraduate Sustainability (Certificate) 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.) University of Southern Maine | Food Studies Program University of Washington | Food Systems, Nutrition, and Health (B.A.) Western Washington University, Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies | Self-designed Concentration in Sustainable Agriculture (B.A.)

Private Liberal Arts Colleges

Chatham University | Food Studies (M.A) 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) Goshen College | Sustainable Food Systems (B.A.) Green Mountain College | Sustainable Agriculture and Food Production (B.S. & M.S.) Guilford College | Sustainable Food Systems (A.B.) 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.) Warren Wilson College | Environmental Studies with emphasis on Sustainable Agriculture (B.A.•B.S • Minor )

Community and Junior Colleges

Austin Community College | Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship (Certificate) 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) Mesa Community College | Sustainable Agriculture (Associate of Applied Science) Merritt College | Urban Agroecology Program (Certificate) & Permaculture Design Certificate Northeast Texas Community College | Sustainable Agriculture (Associates • Certificates) 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) Walla Walla Community College | Sustainable Agriculture Systems (B.S.)

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

Goshen College | Agroecology Summer Intensive 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 December 19, 2017 Contact saea.information@gmail.com to request a program to be added.