Associate of Science in Sustainable Food & Farming
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Program Details

The A.S. in Sustainable Food and Farming is designed for those who wish to explore careers in sustainable agriculture but are not able to take classes on campus. The major offers flexibility in designing a personal program of study, allowing students to focus on production and marketing, agricultural education, and/or public policy, advocacy and community development. Students are not required to complete the degree in a set period of time or register for a set number of courses per semester.


  • Official high school transcript
  • The minimum high school GPA required for admission is 2.0/4.0 scale
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • Essay

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education