Agronomy

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Certificate

Program Number: 

90006B

Credits: 

16.00

Agronomy is the study of the interactions of plant growth, plant health, soil health, and soil conservation. This certificate is offered to help producers or aspiring agriculturalists learn basic skills and techniques to be successful when working in a crop management system. This career field may be of interest if you want to be more involved in agriculture and enjoy working outside with your hands. Course work includes trips to a local network of farms.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Agronomy

This program will cost about $2,500* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Graduation Employment Stats

Western conducts a follow-up survey of all grads six months after graduation to find out if they are employed in a job related to their program, how much they are making, and where they are employed.

Survey information is not currently available for this program. Please contact Enrollment Services or call 608-785-9553 for more information.

Career Opportunities

Agronomy Technician
Crop Scout
Soil Classifier

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

Application
$30 Application Fee
High School Transcript or GED/HSED

Program Requirements

Western Technical College uses ACCUPLACER, a computer-based, online assessment that measures your abilities in writing/sentence skills, reading comprehension, and arithmetic. This information will be used to place you in courses that best fit your academic goals. Based on your scores, you may need to take additional general studies course(s) along with the general studies courses required for your program.

Several options for waiving the ACCUPLACER test are available; view the exemptions here.

Learn more about placement tests and how they are used at Western: Placement Testing.

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