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Graduate Certificates in Plant Sciences

46 Yearly Graduations
26% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7 schools in the United States where you can get your graduate certificate in plant sciences. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were male, and 9 were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 2.2% of plant sciences graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Plant Sciences Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 46 students earned their graduate certificate in plant sciences. This earns it the #147 spot on the list of the most popular graduate certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in plant sciences at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,008
Master’s Degree 637
Doctor’s Degree 289
Associate’s Degree 130
Basic Certificate 106
Undergraduate Certificate 62
Graduate Certificate 46

Earnings of Plant Sciences Majors With Graduate Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for plant sciences majors with their graduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue graduate certificates in plant sciences. About 73.9% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 34
Women 12
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Plant Sciences

The racial-ethnic distribution of plant sciences graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 40
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 3
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Plant Sciences Graduate Certificate Students

There are 7 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in plant sciences. Learn more about the most popular 7 below:

#1

Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa
42 Yearly Graduations
26% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Iowa State University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for plant sciences majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Each year, around 34,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,042 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,758 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 42 people received their graduate certificate in plant sciences from Iowa State. Of these students, 26% were women and 10% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women

University of Florida is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in plant sciences. Each year, around 52,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,477 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,770 per year.

The plant sciences program at University of Florida awarded 3 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#3

South Dakota State University

Brookings, South Dakota
1 Yearly Graduations

South Dakota State University comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in plant sciences. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,697 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,083 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in plant sciences from South Dakota State.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to plant sciences that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Food Science Technology 11
Soil Sciences 10
Agricultural Production 6
General Agriculture 5
International Agriculture 3

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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