Students who wish to earn a certificate in Ranch Management will attend classes for one academic year (nine months). This 9-month program addresses the rapidly changing conditions in the global market and provides students with in-the-field training and academic courses needed for success. This program has been available to students since 1955 and continues to serve the industry with the latest technology available. The curriculum offers ecologically and economically responsible business training to students interested in the agriculture business.
The certificate program in Ranch Management is not a part of other academic programs at TCU. Students in the program are required to enroll in a prescribed curriculum and no other courses may be taken while enrolled in the program. Upon completion of the course of study, a graduate receives 34 credit hours, transferable to most colleges and universities, and a Certificate of Completion in Ranch Management. Application for this program is made directly to the Ranch Management Program.
In addition to demonstrating a basic knowledge of the agriculture industry, applicants must submit:
- Certificate Program Application
- Handwritten Applicant Autobiography
- $40 Non-refundable Application Fee
- High School Transcript and/or College Transcript
- Three Letters of Recommendation
Students must also conduct a personal interview.
The application, autobiography, and application fee must be submitted directly to the Ranch Management Program at:
Ranch Management Program
Texas Christian University
TCU Box 297420
Fort Worth, TX 76129