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Biological Sciences Programs

It takes persistence to make differences that matter.

Whether you’re looking for a degree, minor, or certificate, the Department of Biological Sciences has the program you need to meet your goals.

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Agricultural Leadership Certificate

The agricultural industry is an essential part of our lives, and it takes a special kind of knowledge to manage and understand it all. Many employers are looking for candidates who have degrees in finance, engineering, or other technical areas, and also those who have agricultural experience. This
stand-alone certificate acts as a bridge for any student looking for employment within the agricultural industry.

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Program Highlights

  • Top-notch research and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with quantitative analysis
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue education



Looking for ways to make paying for college a little easier? ScholarshipUniverse is a tool for current and admitted Purdue Fort Wayne students that allows you to create an academic profile and connect with scholarship opportunities.

For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  • Apply economic and organizational leadership principles to agricultural enterprises
  • Demonstrate the connections between biological science and industrial productivity within agriculture
  • Integrate classroom theory into agricultural experience through a capstone professional practice experience