Entrepreneurial Modern Agriculture, Certificate | Part time | University of California, Riverside | Riverside, United States
6 months
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Expedite the industry’s transition to next generation agricultural methods to help alleviate food insecurity, mitigate effects of climate change, and spur growth of an innovation ecosystem in Inland Southern California. University of California, Riverside offers the Entrepreneurial Modern Agriculture programme.



Spanning the disciplines of business, science, and engineering, University of California, Riverside's Entrepreneurial Modern Agriculture program seeks to deliver sought-after skills that are normally only gained after years into a career, and uniquely prepare you to enter the workforce as an entrepreneur with a broad knowledge of modern agricultural solutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • How to become an entrepreneur promoting technologies based around smart agriculture
  • Work with mentors to develop plans for your own startup company
  • Basics of Plant Biology and Physiology: Fundamentals of Plant Growth and Propagation 
  • Fundamentals of Controlled Environmental Agriculture 
  • Tissue Culture Methods for the Clonal Propagation and Genetic Improvement of Cultivated Plants

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines







Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Must be over 18 years of age, with a good command of the English language
  • Should be familiar with basic science fundamentals (math, biology & chemistry)
  • Must be based in the United States, and attend in-class sessions at the University of California, Riverside and nearby laboratories

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Riverside

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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