Free Online Agricultural Science Courses from Top Universities

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Agricultural Science courses are offered online for free by some of the nation's top universities, including Utah State University and Tufts University. Course topics will cover things like soil, water, policy, and management practices.
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Free Agricultural Science Courses

Agricultural science is an area of study best suited for those interested in working in outdoor environments. Students will learn about modern agriculture and how it currently functions in society.

Tufts University

Tufts University offers courses in agricultural science and policy. Agricultural systems, policy, and management practices will be discussed. Soils, water, air, energy, plant nutrients, crops and livestock production will also be covered, in addition to agricultural system conservation. Each course consists of four quizzes, to go with various documents, articles and books - one of which includes Dust Bowl, The Southern Plains in the 1930s by Donald Worster. Final assignments for each course will include papers on things like farms and policy goals.

Utah State University

Utah State University offers courses in food safety, plants and chemicals. Topics include food additives and organisms, storage mistakes and food reactions. Students will also learn how to prune shrubs and deciduous trees, in addition to using chemicals to control plant diseases and infestations. Commercial and residential pesticides will also be discussed. These video courses can be streamed or downloaded.

Free Online Agricultural Science Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Agricultural Science and Policy I, II courses from Tufts University Graduate Text Yes Yes Yes
Food Safety, Storage and Allergies course from Utah State University Undergraduate Video Yes No Yes
Pruning course from Utah State University Undergraduate Video Yes No Yes
Plant Diseases & Chemicals course from Utah State University Undergraduate Video Yes No Yes

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The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Purdue University Global

  • Bachelor: Environmental Policy and Management

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Columbia Southern University

  • MS - Occupational Safety and Health/Envir. Mgmt
  • BS - Environmental Management
  • Graduate Certificate - Environmental Management

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Penn Foster High School

  • HS Diploma

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