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Urban Agriculture (Z091)   

Program Title and Classification

Urban Agriculture

Graduate Certificate Program

College: Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Admissions Information

General Requirements:

Program-Specific Requirements:

  • Letters of Recommendation (1)
  • Strong background in biology

*Visa Eligibility: This program is not eligible for I-20 or DS-2019 issuance by the University of Maryland.

For more admissions information or to apply to the program, please visit our Graduate School website: https://gradschool.umd.edu/admissions

Application Deadlines

Type of Applicant FallSpring
Domestic Applicants:
US Citizens and Permanent Residents
27 July31 Jan
International Applicants:
F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas
A,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants.
27 July31 Jan


Other Deadlines: Please visit the program website at http://oes-entm.umd.edu/

Degree Requirements

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (P.B.C.)

Total CreditsCore Requirements

12 credits required

ENTM 710: Insect Biodiversity, Physiology and Ecology (3 credits)

ENTM 750: Urban Pests (3 credits)

ENTM 755: Designing an Urban Garden (3 credits)

ENTM 740: Organic Practices (3 credits) or ENTM 730: Plant Diagnostics (3 credits)

 

 

In this 12-credit certificate, students learn the skills required to maintain plants and beneficial insects within and around cities and about the urban ecosystem, policies, and plan

 

Website

http://oes-entm.umd.edu/

Contacts

Tammatha O’Brien, Academic Program Director

3118 Plant Science

University of Maryland

College Park MD, 20742

Telephone: 301-405-1305

tammatha@umd.edu

 

Marcia Shofner, Academic Program Director

3148 Plant Science

University of Maryland

College Park MD, 20742

Telephone: 301-405-3938

mshofner@umd.edu

 

Associated Information

Relationships

Applied Entomology (MPAE)

Beekeeping (Z088)

Integrated Pest Management (Z089)

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture (Z090)

Urban Agriculture (Z091)