Upon successful completion of the online Soil Management Certificate, students will be awarded a Soil Management Certificate from Texas Tech University that enables them to become a certified soil scientist. The coursework, including topics such as soil chemistry, physics and classification, meets the educational requirements of The Natural Resource Conservation Service. This certificate can be pursued independently or concurrently with a master's degree program.
Although there is no application deadline, potential students are encouraged to submit all application materials at least two months prior to projected initial enrollment.
Certificate programs can be pursued independently or concurrently with a master's program. Most courses are offered online; however, some courses are only offered face-to-face in Lubbock, Texas. Get additional course information.
|PSS 5331||Advanced Plant Nutrient Management|
|PSS 5335||Soil Physics|
|PSS 5231||Applied Geostatistics|
|PSS 5330||Advanced Environmental Soil Chemistry|
|PSS 5334||Soil and Crops of Arid Lands|
|PSS 5337||Advanced Soil Classification†|
|PSS 6331||Advanced Environmental Soil Science|
All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C.
†Offered face-to-face only.
Contact the program coordinator by phone.