Graduate Certificate in Biorenewable Resources & Technology
Iowa State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Biorenewable Resources & Technology program is designed for students from a wide variety of science and engineering backgrounds.  The curriculum provides exposure to advanced study in the use of plant- and crop-based resources for the production of biobased products, including fuels, chemicals, materials, and energy.  The program aims to train professionals to serve the emerging bioeconomy, and in so doing to serve state, national, and global needs in moving toward a more sustainable industrial economy.


  • Original transcripts from all institutions previously attended 
  • A bachelor's degree  
  • Original TOEFL scores (if applicable)   
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission