Areas of Study

CFANS Course Offerings

Participants select from courses offered by CFANS. The College has some of the best agricultural departments in the United States. Participants may need to have background coursework or professor permission to enroll in the higher-level courses. Courses offered vary from semester-to-semester and year-to-year; available options are provided to participants several months prior to the beginning of the semester.  

student receiving certificate

  • Agricultural, Food and Environmental Education
  • Agronomy and Plant Genetics
  • Animal Science
  • Applied Economics
  • Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Sciences, Policy, and Management
  • Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Forest Resources
  • Horticultural Science
  • Plant Biology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Soil, Water and Climate


MAST Course Offerings

Participants can also select courses designed only for MAST International trainees and interns. Qualified instructors teach these courses at a college level. These courses are offered according to student interest and may vary from semester to semester.

English Language and Communication - This course focuses on grammar and vocabulary by studying cultural values such as family, work, money, and politics. Students learn to prepare a resume and learn job-interviewing skills. 

Farm and Business Management - This course is designed for both agricultural and horticultural students. Topics covered include farm and business management, marketing, business and financial records, farm financial decision-making, business plans, U.S. government farm programs, information management, risk and control issues, and international agriculture.

Semester Study Program

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