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Plant Science Degrees

Plant science student examines apple treesNMC and Michigan State University are partners in a one-of-a-kind program which allows students to earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree from NMC and a Certificate from MSU's Institute of Agricultural Technology in one of three areas:

Students may complete all required MSU coursework during late afternoons and evenings.

Plant science students work in a greenhouseThe NMC + MSU programs include professional workplace internships, industry seminars, independent study options and individual advising and program planning. The programs bring together the world-acclaimed expertise of Michigan State’s Institute of Agricultural Technology within the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources and the outstanding “close to home and work” academic reputation of Northwestern Michigan College in northern Michigan.

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This program meets the requirements for preparation or licensing in the state of Michigan. The applicability of this program to requirements of other states has not been determined.

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Phone: (231) 995-1719

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