Bumpers College has several distance education initiatives in the area of course sharing, certificates and off campus degrees. These programs offer an enriched curriculum with expertise from the University of Arkansas and other partnering institutions. It is important to note that tuition rates and enrollment procedures may be different. Prospective students should pay special attention to that information where applicable.
The Alliance for Cooperative Course Exchange in the Plant Sciences is a consortium of universities including the University of Arkansas, Louisiana State University, Oklahoma State University and Mississippi State University. The University of Arkansas participates through the Horticulture Department.
Great Plains AG*IDEA Consortium
AG*IDEA, an affiliate of the Great Plains IDEA is a national consortium of land grant universities offering programs and courses in agriculture disciplines. Programs at the University of Arkansas participating in AG*IDEA include Agricultural and Extension Education and Bioenergy and Sustainable Technology.
The Master of Science in Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
This off campus, graduate, non-thesis degree is administered by Bumpers College for practitioners of diverse backgrounds and perspectives. This degree is an emphasis in food safety and quality.
The Master of Science in Human Environmental Sciences
The off campus degree is designed to use specialized information from the areas of Human Environmental Science including Apparel Studies, Human Development & Family Sciences, General HESC, and Food, Nutrition & Hospitality for an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving.