Soil Science Certificate

About the Soil sCIENCE certificate program

The Certificate Program in Soil Science will provide you with practical skills on how to examine soil profiles, identify how soils develop over time, record test pits, and much more.

The program consists of four required workshops. You are required to complete the program within two years.

The program is currently offered in Portsmouth, Manchester, Durham, live online (via Zoom) and at various off-site locations. Locations are subject to change.

Please note that this certificate is exclusively a non-credit continuing education certificate issued by UNH Professional Development & Training. This certificate is not intended to replace or substitute any other license, certificate, or accreditation. CEUs will be issued upon completion of each course.

Certificate Requirements

Participants who wish to earn the Soil Science Certificate must complete all three core courses and at least one required elective course from the list below.

Please note that some courses do have prerequisites. 

By completing the required modules, you will earn a Certificate in Soil Science from UNH.

*Certificate structure, format, and requirement is subject to change.



Frequently Asked Questions

Each individual workshop varies in cost. You may view the tuition price of each workshop by following the links above. Payment when registering can be completed on a class-to-class basis, or all together. There is also a one time $50 certificate administration fee.
Select your workshop(s) above and continue to "Enroll Now." Follow the steps provided to register for the workshop and reserve your seat. To enroll in the certificate program, add the "Certificate Enrollment fee" to your cart at checkout when signing up for any of the elective workshops. 
We highly recommend registering for these workshops early as they tend to fill up. Some workshops may have limited seats/spots availableEnrollment may close up to five days prior to the workshop start date.

You may view the location of each workshop above and/or when registering for a workshop. Specific directions to the workshop location will be provided upon registration or can be found here.

If the workshop you are registering for is listed as "Live Online," the workshop will take place in a live virtual format via Zoom. More information will be provided upon registration.

For specific information and necessary materials, please view the individual workshop page for the workshop you would like to register for. You may be required to have certain materials and/or applications downloaded to participate in the workshop. Reminders about this will be provided via email upon registration. You may also contact us with any questions.
This may be due to the workshop being at maximum capacity, canceled, or not currently scheduled. We recommend checking back routinely for updates. You may also contact us for further information.

Upcoming Offerings

Soil Science


Sarah Lamy, Program Manager