The Certificate program, offered by the College of Public Health, is designed to equip graduate students with the basic skills necessary to function effectively in global health practice.

Degree Type: Certificate

Degree Program Code: CERT_2IAG

Degree Program Summary:

The College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences offers a 23-hour graduate International Agriculture Certificate. The certificate is open to students who are enrolled in a graduate degree program at the University of Georgia. The program provides a customized opportunity to participate in internationally focused academic courses, language studies and an international internship. Courses can be taken as part of the curriculum for your degree or as electives.

Interested graduate students should refer to the program webpage for additional information and program application.

Course Requirements (23 credits):

  • Foreign Language (8 hours): Complete or exempt language courses and/or participate in a language intensive study abroad. Language studies from a previous degree are accepted.
  • Internationally Oriented Courses (9 hours): Choose from a wide selection of courses with a global focus
  • ALDR / AFST / LACS 6710: International Agriculture Development (3 hours): Study issues affecting international cooperation, agricultural development and sustainability, technology transfer and extension education. Must be completed before the International Agriculture Internship
  • AESC 6910: International Agriculture Internship (3 hours): Participate in a UGA-organized international internship or a semester exchange. In order to qualify for credit, your internships or research must be completed in a country where English is not the primary language and incorporate a minimum stay of eight weeks.

Locations Offered:

Athens (Main Campus)

College / School:

College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

147 Cedar Street
Athens, GA 30602



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