Graduate Certificate - New England Regional Soil Science


333 South Street, Suite 400

Shrewsbury, MA 01545

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate - New England Regional Soil Science

Format: Online

Program Description:

Boost your career mobility and professional credibility through certification as a Professional Soil Scientist. With environmental sustainability at the forefront of global decision making, credentialed soil scientists with a solid background in soil pedology, chemistry, microbiology, and morphology are in growing demand.
Our part-time, short-term program for professionals in soil science and related fields lets you keep working while you meet the minimum academic requirements for certification at your own pace — even without a master’s degree. Whether your background is in wetland delineation, site suitability assessment, agricultural applications or other areas, this structured yet flexible program gives you the endorsement you need to expand you work with private companies, government research agencies and public institutions around the globe.


The University of Massachusetts campuses (Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell and Worcester) are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, which accredits schools in the six New England states.

Eligibility Requirements:

Bachelors Degree Required

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Availability of financial aid varies depending on course status and matriculation. Check with your advisor to determine your eligibility and application procedures.

Locale: Large City

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