Certificate requirements: The certificate is awarded to students completing at least 15 credits of the required courses with a grade of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for each course counted toward the certificate. All courses must be taken through the University of Massachusetts. Some requirements for the certificate may be counted toward the major.
Internship Requirements: PLSOILIN 390E – Praxis in Sustainable Food and Farming, will require regular participation in an on-line discussion including other interns, as well as selected readings, and regular submission of homework using the on-line format during the internship period. May be taken in conjunction with any internship, job or volunteer experience.
Certification process: Upon meeting the requirements, students must submit a certificate application form and formal request to have their transcript sent to the Certificate Program Coordinator for auditing and approval.