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REGULATORY SCIENCE CERTIFICATES

REGULATORY SCIENCE CERTIFICATES

To help provide that “boots-on-the-ground” science and cultivate the next generation of scientists and regulatory professionals, NC State has launched the only university-level regulatory science program in agriculture with undergraduate and graduate certificate in regulatory science for agriculture.

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Dr. Rick Brandenburg, Extension Specialist (Peanuts & Turf) & Department Extension Leader Entomology & Plant Pathology, examines and walks through rows of peanuts at the Upper Coastal Plain research station outside of Rocky Mount. Photo by Marc Hall

91%

agriculture science companies think they will benefit from prospective employees with regulatory science training.

UNDERGRADUATE

GRADUATE

Students will learn the techniques and policies underpinning agriculture regulation as well as risk management, compliance, and regulatory communications.

Requirements

Core Courses: 6

CS 518
Introduction to Regulatory Science in Agriculture
CS 528
Advanced Regulatory Science in Agriculture

Elective Courses: 6

Total Hours: 12 required

The six credits of electives must come from two distinct disciplines.