Plant Breeding and Genetics Modules

A variety of modules are offered during the fall, spring, and summer semesters, and learners may enter the program at any time. Learners may either take individual modules that suit their needs and goals, or they can register in the online Plant Breeding and Genetics Professional Certificate.

Learners should register at least one week prior to the module start date. If not, they may be subject to late fees. Registration for each session closes after the first week of class.

Total Cost to Earn the Professional Certificate: 
$3,190–$3,240

Modules are offered continuously throughout the year often starting mid-August, early January, or early June. Take this free online test in our Plant & Soil Sciences eLibrary to find out which class you should take first. Simply register as a new visitor. Email Diane Nolan at dnolan2@unl.edu with any questions about the online test.

Core Modules

Special Rate for 3 fall modules
  1. Self-Pollinated Plant Breeding for Professionals;
  2. Genetic Resources for Plant Breeding; and
  3. Outcrossing in Plant Breeding
Register for modules separately

Elective Modules


Refresher Modules*