Graduate Certificate in Aquaculture
- Who: Graduate students, working professional or international students looking to learn more about research, development and training in aquatic food production systems focused in arid environments and developing countries.
- What: Current research includes rearing fish and shrimp in irrigation systems, fish and shrimp nutrition and pathology, re-use of effluents as fertilizers for field crops and improving soils with fish wastes, and sustainable systems including aquaponics and integrated multi-trophic aquaculture
- Minimum of 16 units of graduate credit, up to 6 units of transfer credit
- How: Submit a formal application through the Graduate College and reach out our advisor.
Required Coursework (11 units)
Electives (3-4 units)
- VSC 556 Aquaculture (3)
- ENVS 575 Freshwater and Marine Algae (4)
- VSC 565 Shrimp Pathology (3)
- ENVS 900 Research (Aquaculture) - Internship
- ECOL 582 Ichthology (3)
- ENVS 574 Aquatic Plants and the Environment (4)
- ENVS 525 Environmental Microbiology
- xxx (3) other approved elective
Graduate Certificate in Water Policy
- Who: Graduate students or working professionals that want a deeper dive into the scientific, technical, social and political aspects of water issues from an interdisciplinary group of faculty.
- 12 units of graduate credit
- How: To learn more and apply, visit University of Arizona School of Geography and submit a formal application through the Graduate College.
Certified Professional Soil Scientist (SSSA)
- Who: Undergraduate seniors or graduates looking for a career as a consultant, researcher or teacher in soil science
- To learn more about the Soil Science Certification, visit the Soil Science of America (SSSA)