16 Credits    CERT3136,  Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Degree Description

With a growing demand by customers to purchase food produced locally, the Sustainable Microfarming certificate program, includes all operational aspects of a small farm to fork business model. This is a unique opportunity to learn about high tunnel production, alternative agriculture methods and selling the food you produce.

Campus: North Mankato
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring Semesters

Estimate for 16 credit program

Tuition is paid on a semester by semester basis and will vary depending on the courses and total credits you take.

Tuition and Fees: $3,175
Tools and Equipment: $ n/a
Total Estimated Cost: $3,175 *

Compare the costs and you'll see that tuition at South Central College is much more affordable than other institutions.

*Based on 2021-22 tuition rates. Does not include extra expenses for online delivery, course fees, or course differental. Books, transportation, and living expenses also not included.

The course requirements listed below are specific to the current school year (noted above). If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (4 Courses )

Complete the following courses:


Required Agribusiness Internship (4 Credits )

The internship experience is broken up over three semesters with 2 credits taken during the summer semester.

Elective Credits (5 Credits )

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.