Agronomy and Horticulture Online Master's Degree and Academic Certificate Program


Welcome to the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture online program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln! This homepage describes the online Master's Degree in Agronomy or Horticulture as well as online graduate certificates. These distance education programs will help you move your agricultural career forward without ever having to leave your home or community.

"If you want to go far, go together," Professor Steve Baenziger quoting an African proverb in this video above.  View his comments on why you should come to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and join the collegial atmosphere in the Agronomy and Horticulture online program.

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It's easy to apply to the Agronomy and Horticulture Masters' Degrees or Academic Certificates at the UNL Graduate Studies' website!

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All Plant Breeding & Genetics Professional Certificate students must email staff to enroll.

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Join other plant breeders as they expand their knowledge and pursue a professional (non-academic) certificate in Plant Breeding & Genetics. Take 12 units to earn the certificate. Invest in yourself to learn more about plant breeding to help #FeedtheWorld!

Select from these subjects: 1. Genetic Engineering, 2. Self-Pollinated Plant Breeding, 3. Genetic Resources, 4. Outcrossing, 5. Disease Resistance Breeding for Phytophthora Resistance in Soybeans, and 6. Disease Resistance Breeding on Transgenic Strategies.

Online modules start on Monday, Aug. 20. Register at

Special Rate offered for Fall Professional Modules

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Sign up today for 3 fall modules in the Plant Breeding for Non-Plant Breeding professional certificate for a special rate of $750 ($20 off each module): These core modules in the non-academic certificate run consecutively starting 8/21.

The modules are: 1. Self-Pollinated Plant Breeding; 2. Genetic Resources for Plant Breeding; and 3. Outcrossing in Plant Breeding. Details about the certificate are at