Continuing Education Courses

To fully participate in our continuing education courses, students should have:

  • High speed internet connection and updated browsers, including Internet Explorer and either Chrome or Firefox
  • Common plug-ins (e.g. Adobe Reader, Flash Player, Virus Protection, etc.)
  • Speakers and Webcam with microphone
  • Skype
  • Ability to either scan or fax course documents to the instructor
  • Some courses require availability of statistical software such as SAS or JMP

Course Costs

  • $226.55 per credit
  • $679.65 per 3 credit course

2021 Spring Continuing Education Available Courses

Course Name / Credits / Required for Certificate Links to Course Description Link to Sample Video Next Date Available
(Dates are Tentative and Subject to Change)
Basic Plant Breeding
3 Total Credits / Yes

Course Description

Sample Video January 19-May 7, 2021
*Purchase*
Introduction to Plant Breeding
1 Credit / Yes
Jan. 19 – Feb. 19, 2021
*Purchase*
Breeding Self Pollinated Crops
1 Credit/ Yes
February 22 – March 26, 2021
*Purchase*
Breeding Cross Pollinated Crops
1 Credit / Yes
March 29 – April 30, 2021
*Purchase*
Advanced Plant Breeding
3 Total Credits/ Yes
Course Description Sample Video Aug. 24 – Dec. 11, 2021
Advanced Genetic Principles of Plant Breeding
1 Credit / Yes
Aug. 24 – Sept. 25, 2021
Selection:  Theory and Practice
1 Credit / Yes
Sept. 28 – Oct. 30, 2021
Statistical Tools in Plant Breeding
1 Credit / Yes
Nov. 2 – Dec. 11, 2021
Experimental Designs in Agronomic Research
3 Credits / Yes
Course Description Sample Video Jan. 19 – May 7, 2021
*Purchase*
Factorial Experimental Designs in Agronomic Research
1 Credits / Yes
January 19 – February 19, 2021
*Purchase*
Factorial and Unbalanced Designs in Agronomic Research
1 Credit / Yes
Feb. 22 – March 26, 2021
*Purchase*
Correlation, Regression, Covariance, and Biplot Analysis in Agronomic Research
1 Credit / Yes
March 29 – April 30, 2021
*Purchase*
Quantitative Genetics and Plant Breeding
3 Credits / Elective
Course Description Sample Video Jan. 19 – May 7, 2021
*Purchase*
Plant Breeding Fundamentals
3 credits / Elective
Course Description Jan. 19 – May 7, 2021
*Purchase*
Analysis of Complex Genomes
3 Credits / Elective
Course Description Sample Video Jan. 19 – May 7, 2021
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Introduction to Host Plant Resistance
1 Credit / Elective
Course Description Sample Video Jan. 19 – Feb. 19, 2021
*Purchase*
Intellectual Property in the Plant Sciences
3 Credits/ Elective
Course Description No Video Available Next available fall 2021
Introduction to IP, International Treaties and Patents
1 Credit / Elective
Next available fall 2021
IP Documentation
1 Credit / Elective
Next available fall 2021
IP Transfer and Enforcement
1 Credit / Elective
Next available fall 2021

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