The Online Certificate of Professional Development and M.S. Degree Programs in Crop Sciences enable students to strengthen their skills and education through part-time study, with most courses taught online.
Our programs offer a wide range of courses from Crop Production to Plant Breeding, from Insect Pest Management to Plant Physiology, and from Herbicide Mode of Action to Crop Growth and Development. We have a 30-year history of providing University of Illinois courses to agricultural professionals across Illinois, and throughout the world. Students can enroll in individual courses for personal or professional advancement or can apply for admission to the master's degree program in the Department of Crop Sciences. Students who successfully complete three qualifying online courses receive a Professional Development Certificate.