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18 Masters Programs in Sustainable Agriculture

A master’s degree is a great way to show dedication and passion for a profession. Achieving higher education can result in better job offers and a career that is satisfying both personally and professionally. What is a Master in Sustainable Agriculture? This type of degree teaches the effects of agricultural practices on the natural environment and how to minimize impact while maximizing pro… Read more

A master’s degree is a great way to show dedication and passion for a profession. Achieving higher education can result in better job offers and a career that is satisfying both personally and professionally.

What is a Master in Sustainable Agriculture? This type of degree teaches the effects of agricultural practices on the natural environment and how to minimize impact while maximizing production. Individual programs may be regional in nature or provide a more global approach. A variety of agricultural and bioscience topics are generally covered to educate the student in the means of production, best management practices, and other aspects of sustainable agriculture.

A student of this degree can learn to be cognizant of modern agricultural practices and food production. Students may also learn what “organic” differentiation involves, as well as the economic impact of sustainable agriculture. This education can help inform decisions throughout daily life.

The cost of pursuing a Master in Sustainable Agriculture varies depending on which school students wish to attend and where it is located. There are a variety of options available.

There are many positions available in the field of sustainable agriculture, ranging from research-based to practical applications. It is possible to become a farm manager or a director of sustainability in the food industry. Individuals with a Master in Sustainable Agriculture can find teaching positions in many capacities to help prepare the next generation of growers and producers in sustainable methods. There are also foundations, organizations, and governmental agencies that need researchers to further the progress of sustainable agriculture.

Schools throughout the world offer degrees in sustainable agriculture, so it is possible to get this type of education in many locations. This type of program generally takes two years to complete. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Universidad Internacional de Andalucía UNIA
Seville, Spain

The Official Master's Degree in Ecological Agriculture and Livestock deals with productive activities, in whose processes different scales and dimensions interact, and that re ... +

The Official Master's Degree in Ecological Agriculture and Livestock deals with productive activities, in whose processes different scales and dimensions interact, and that require the participation of various branches of knowledge -from Agronomy, and in general Natural Sciences, to Social and Legal Sciences, and the Humanities-, providing training from a multidisciplinary approach that allows us to cover each of these fields of knowledge. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
01 Nov 2021
09 Jul 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Politécnico de Portalegre
Portalegre, Portugal

The Master's course in Sustainable Agriculture aims to offer postgraduate studies in the multiple aspects and aspects that cover the sustainability of Mediterranean agricultur ... +

The Master's course in Sustainable Agriculture aims to offer postgraduate studies in the multiple aspects and aspects that cover the sustainability of Mediterranean agricultural systems. -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
Portuguese
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Zagreb - Faculty of Agriculture
Zagreb, Croatia

The graduate study programme INTER-EnAgro offers theoretical and practical knowledge targeted at sustainable use and management of natural resources such as soil and water as ... +

The graduate study programme INTER-EnAgro offers theoretical and practical knowledge targeted at sustainable use and management of natural resources such as soil and water as well as positive and negative effects of human activities, primarily agriculture, on these resources. The programme is designed as a continuation of undergraduate studies and enables the continuation of studies at the postgraduate level. -
Master Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 

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National Taiwan University International College Provisional Office
Taipei, Taiwan

The Master Program in Global Agriculture Technology and Genomic Science is the first English-taught program in NTU. The program is cross-college cooperation between the Colleg ... +

The Master Program in Global Agriculture Technology and Genomic Science is the first English-taught program in NTU. The program is cross-college cooperation between the College of Bioresources and Agriculture and College of Life Science. By leveraging the formidable strengths and resources of NTU, the program aims to cultivate global bioagricultural talents that can contribute to the pressing needs of agriculture suitability with advanced knowledge and practical skills of contemporary agriculture. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Czech University Of Life Sciences Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources
Prague, Czech Republic

The MSc course is intended to provide students with a detailed understanding of the sustainability of agriculture and food production. The students will be able to determine k ... +

The MSc course is intended to provide students with a detailed understanding of the sustainability of agriculture and food production. The students will be able to determine key characteristics and processes in agricultural systems, and critically evaluate the production, environmental, and social aspects. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
University of Bologna
Bologna, Italy

The Master's Course in Precise and Sustainable Agriculture aims to train Agronomists with specific skills in the field of precision and sustainable agriculture. The students w ... +

The Master's Course in Precise and Sustainable Agriculture aims to train Agronomists with specific skills in the field of precision and sustainable agriculture. The students will specialize in the knowledge of innovative techniques and technical means for the cultivation of plant species and the breeding of animals of agricultural interest. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

Sustainable food production and consumption are central to environmental sustainability, human health, and climate change adaptation. Sustainable food systems specialization s ... +

Sustainable food production and consumption are central to environmental sustainability, human health, and climate change adaptation. Sustainable food systems specialization students will acquire the skills and knowledge linked to sustainable agriculture and food security both in theory as well as through visits to local communities and work on the UPEACE organic farm. -
MA
Full-time
English
23 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Bircham International University
Villanueva de la Cañada, Spain +2 More

This program covers the theoretical basis of sustainable agriculture; the design of alternative production systems and technologies; and the management of insect pests, pathog ... +

This program covers the theoretical basis of sustainable agriculture; the design of alternative production systems and technologies; and the management of insect pests, pathogens, and weeds. It carefully guides students through major agricultural topics such as plant sciences, agriculture technology, and engineering, and farm management using research findings and examples from both the developed and undeveloped worlds. -
Master
Part-time
36 - 54 weeks
English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Arabic
Online
 
Royal Agricultural University
Cirencester, United Kingdom

This course combines the principles of sustainable development with an examination of the various systems of food production in the context of providing a secure supply to mee ... +

This course combines the principles of sustainable development with an examination of the various systems of food production in the context of providing a secure supply to meet the ever-changing requirements of a growing world population. It provides an opportunity for graduates or professionals in other disciplines to direct their careers towards agriculture and food supply. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Montpellier CIHEAM IAMM
Montpellier, France

Increasing concern over environmental, biodiversity, and food safety issues in the Mediterranean area have formed the basis for a Masters of Science (M.Sc.) degree in “Sustain ... +

Increasing concern over environmental, biodiversity, and food safety issues in the Mediterranean area have formed the basis for a Masters of Science (M.Sc.) degree in “Sustainable Agriculture”. Sustainable Agriculture promotes the principles of a viable agroecosystem with natural living systems that operate compatibly through responsible management of abiotic and biotic resources and it is particularly sensitive to environmental pollution and waste. The postgraduate program enables the graduates to tackle the recent incorporation of environmental issues into the EU common agricultural policy. The framework of integrated and organic farming systems is provided by the quality assurance legislation and agro-environmental indicators. Technical topics are also analysed in-depth: agro-ecology, ecotoxicology, agro-biodiversity, genetic resources management, soil and water management, crop protection, case studies of sustainable methodologies. -
MSc
French
Sep 2021
Campus
 
International Hellenic University (IHU)
Thessaloniki, Greece

The MSc in Sustainable Agriculture and Business approaches agriculture from an interdisciplinary perspective that focuses on: Increasing agricultural production whilst minimiz ... +

The MSc in Sustainable Agriculture and Business approaches agriculture from an interdisciplinary perspective that focuses on: Increasing agricultural production whilst minimizing the impact on the environment; Developing and managing agricultural enterprises of various sizes; Agricultural products marketing and trading. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 30 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes
Aguascalientes, Mexico

The Interinstitutional Master's Degree in Protected Agriculture is an educational program created through collaboration between the Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, th ... +

The Interinstitutional Master's Degree in Protected Agriculture is an educational program created through collaboration between the Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, the University of Colima, the University of Guadalajara, the University of Guanajuato, the Michoacan University of San Nicolás de Hidalgo, the Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit and the Autonomous University of Sinaloa. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Spanish
Jul 2021
Campus
 
Agrocampus Ouest
Rennes, France +1 More

The European Master degree in Plant Health in Sustainable Cropping Systems (PlantHealth) is a fully integrated and globally competitive Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree, des ... +

The European Master degree in Plant Health in Sustainable Cropping Systems (PlantHealth) is a fully integrated and globally competitive Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree, designed by leading European universities in the field of Crop Protection, that provides top-level and up-to-date education, qualifying graduates to cope with the challenges in contemporary and future plant health management related to global food safety issues. -
Master
Full-time
French, English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Juarez University Of Durango State (Universidad Juarez Del Estado De Durango)
Durango, Mexico

Objective: To train technical-scientific personnel at the Master's level to assist in solving problems related to the development of organic agriculture, with a sustainable ap ... +

Objective: To train technical-scientific personnel at the Master's level to assist in solving problems related to the development of organic agriculture, with a sustainable approach, both in the regional and national environment. -
Master
Spanish (Mexican)
Jul 2021
Campus
 
Polytechnic Institute Of Santarem - Instituto Politécnico De Santarém
Santarém, Portugal

The Master in Sustainable Agriculture aims to complement the knowledge and skills acquired in the scientific areas of Agricultural Production and Animal Production, with relev ... +

The Master in Sustainable Agriculture aims to complement the knowledge and skills acquired in the scientific areas of Agricultural Production and Animal Production, with relevant knowledge in the field of conservation and management of natural resources, environmental policies, energy use efficiency, recycling, and revaluation of organic waste aiming at the sustainability of agricultural production and the protection of the environment, taking into account agricultural policies and CAP reform. The cycle of studies in Sustainable Agriculture is oriented towards professional activity directly linked to the productive sector or, upstream, towards participation and intervention in public or private bodies in sustainability issues related to agriculture and the rural environment. emissions and afforestation. -
Master
Portuguese (Portugal)
Oct 2021
Campus
 

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