The Master of Science in Horticulture with an Emphasis on Organic and Sustainable Production "provides an introduction to the scientific research process and the opportunity to complete an integrated research project relevant to the increasingly complex organic industry. This degree offers more focused coursework and a research project designed to explore the areas of organic and sustainable production. "
Sustainable Agriculture Education and Training Directory
The MSRS integrates a variety of disciplines including agriculture, physical science, environmental design, engineering, and business. The John T. Lyle Center researches and demonstrates regenerative strategies such as energy production technology, organic agriculture, ecological restoration, and sustainable community development.
This 17-month, interdisciplinary master's degree program offers four specialization tracks, including Renewable and Sustainable Energy, and Sustainable Food Systems.
The Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture (GPSA) and the Iowa State University Department of Community and Regional Planning offer a double degree program leading to the Master of Science degree in Sustainable Agriculture and the Master of Community and Regional Planning degree.
The program focuses on sustainable agriculture and food systems and "is designed to prepare graduate-level students for advanced studies while integrating the framework of sustainable practices."