The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences offers a number of continuing education and training courses and certificate programs—online and in person. Sharpen your professional skills or those of your employees, launch a business in a whole new arena, or put our programs to work in your company.
Graduate Certificate Programs
- Adult Teaching (Certificate NDP)
- Agricultural Leadership (Certificate NDP)
- Applied Nutrition (Certificate NDP)
- Aquaculture (Certificate NDP)
- Career and Technical Education Administrator (Certificate NDP)
- Geographic Information Science (Certificate NDP)
Continuing Education & Training
Arizona's leading water education program for teachers and students. Develops water stewardship and STEM literacy by providing teacher professional development, direct student outreach and community engagement.
Short courses: Greenhouse Crop Production & Engineering Design, Hydroponic Greenhouse Tomato Intensive, Hydroponic Greenhouse Lettuce Intensive and Greenhouse Plant Physiology & Technology (online).
Annual conference for landscape architects, designers, growers, retailers, contractors and educators. Research-based information for designing, maintaining and producing plants for urban landscapes in the arid Southwest.
Innovative content attracts global participation from retailers across all levels of industry operations, academicians, and university students interested in first-hand knowledge about industry challenges and opportunities.
Attracts attendees representing Thoroughbred, Standardbred, American Quarter Horse, Greyhound and racing interests from across the U.S. and internationally.
An educational program for students to learn about the source of food and fiber. Combination of videos, educational presenters, hands-on learning experiences for a close-up view of what makes a working farm operate.
University-trained volunteers who serve as community educators for environmentally responsible gardening and landscaping. They work with UA Cooperative Extension providing research-based information on environmentally responsible gardening and landscaping to the public.
The Center for Rural Leadership cultivates passionate educated leaders who provide a voice for and serve Arizona's rural communities, addressing complex contemporary issues. Project CENTRL has a statewide network with over 500 alumni in communities throughout the state.
Short courses, seminars and an annual field day at the Karsten Turf Research Facility feature research on drought, irrigation and salinity, National Turfgrass Evaluation Program findings, mowing demonstrations, latest news in weed control and more.
Nutrition and physical activity education and interventions are delivered to youth and adults in community programs and schools. Direct education, partner trainings, technical assistance, and other resources are used to promote healthy eating and physical activity.
Talks and panel discussions from a full roster of experts and innovators from water technology, communication, education, policy and management fields.