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Grassland Management 

South Dakota State University

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About

The Grassland Management certificate program at South Dakota State University  exists to help ranchers, consultants, educators and government agencies preserve this regional resource by preventing overgrazing, minimizing undesirable botanical composition shifts, improving grassland health and sustaining long-term productivity.

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Overview

Grasslands - including rangelands, pasturelands, and haylands - are the principal land resource type in the Great Plains, comprising more than 50% of the land surface area. Grasslands represent a fundamental resource of the region that determines the environmental and economic future of the Great Plains states.

Whether you want to enhance a major in ecology or agriculture with specialized courses or are a professional looking to advance in your career, the 12-credit Grassland Management certificate promises a foundational understanding of core concepts including: fire ecology, plant identification, forage quality, watershed management and the ecology of invasive species.

This Grassland Management certificate program at South Dakota State University is offered through AG*IDEA, an affiliate of the Great Plains IDEA. AG*IDEA courses are taught by experienced faculty members in agriculture disciplines.

Career

  • Rangeland Management Specialist
  • Land Steward
  • Ranch Manager
  • Extension Educator
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Co-op Manager

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Grassland Monitor & Assessment 
  • Watershed Management 
  • Grassland Fire Ecology 
  • Ecology of Invasive Species 
  • Grassland Plant Identification 
  • Principles of Forage Quality 
  • Grazing Ecology and Management

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Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
61
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application Note: New and transferring international (F-1 visa) undergraduate students should be at least 17 years of age by the time they begin their studies at SDSU.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA)

New undergraduate students should have the equivalent of a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the US

Transfer students who have completed 30 or more credits at another US college or university should have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.   

  • Academic Records
  • English Language Proficiency
  • All new undergraduate students (not transfer students) are required to provide proof of their English language proficiency. Scores must be submitted within two years of taking the test. Students from certain countries and based on their educational background may not have to submit scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    352 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 352 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    352 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 352 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • In-State

    352 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 352 USD per credit and a duration of  .

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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