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)

Connect with our graduate advisors, Katrina and Santiago

Your advisor will help you make decisions about your educational and
career goals as you progress through your graduate degree program.