Degrees and Certificates


The program offers a Certificate in 1 year or an Associate in Science in General Studies (Sustainable Agriculture) in 2 years for full-time study. Part-time study is also available.

After Bristol

  • Continue your education at a 4-year program such as University of Massachusetts/Amherst Sustainable Food and Farming Program or University of Rhode Island (URI) Sustainable Agriculture Program.
  • Pursue a career as a professional organic landscape or garden consultant.
  • Pursue a career as an organic producer.
  • Employment on one of over 170 S.E. Massachusetts or Rhode Island organic farms.
  • Employment at a nursery, landscape, or garden center business.
  • Employment with a community development organization or school gardens program.
  • Students with a 2 year Associate Degree are eligible to serve as an international agricultural volunteer in the U.S. Peace Corps.