Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management

15198900482_e108e037d9_oThe Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management program provides students an opportunity to apply practical knowledge and training on the selection, use, and management of fruit and vegetable crops. The program combines classroom instruction and theory with practical experience gained through field laboratories and a professional internship. Graduates of the program are prepared for careers in the fruit and vegetable industry.

For more information about this program and other certificate programs offered by the Department of Horticulture.

To see a list of required courses for this certificate program in the MSU Academic Program Catalog Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management.

Careers in Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management

Graduates will find employment as owners, technicians, managers, and sales professionals in a variety of horticultural crop industries, including:

  • Equipment sales and service
  • Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Production
  • Crop production and management services
  • Irrigation systems


This certificate program is available at the following community college partner locations:

Downriver - Wayne County Community College District
Dowagiac - Southwestern Michigan College
Muskegon - Muskegon Community College
Scottville - West Shore Community College
Sidney - Montcalm Community College
Traverse City - Northwestern Michigan College

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