What is FISC?

Is FISC right for you?
Do you see yourself working in agriculture – farming, agribusiness, food production?

Do you prefer applied, hands-on, and practical learning?

Looking for higher education personalized for your goals?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you should consider FISC!

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What is the FISC Experience?

  • Earn a certificate in 16 weeks of study
    Focused learning on farm management; dairy, crops or livestock production; farm equipment; or turfgrass
  • Relevant, Research-based, and Leading-Edge Information
    Learn from experts in their fields, including UW faculty & industry partners
  • Experiences Beyond the Classroom
    More hands-on learning and credentials through industry-partnered training
  • Strong Financial Support
    Scholarships available to all students who apply
  • Small Community Feel
    Make lifelong friendships, be part of a small community, take advantage of all that UW-Madison has to offer
  • Inclusive/Immersive On-Campus Living Experience
    Immerse yourself in residential life; participate in social activities, provided meals, and networking opportunities in a modern facility
  • Networking with Agriculturalists Like You
    Interact with beginning farmers, industry partners, alumni, and other leaders in the field
  • Be a Badger!

How does FISC support your future career success?
Make Life-long Connections in the Agriculture Community

Gain Valued Skills & Knowledge

Expand Your Horizon Across Areas of Agriculture and Agribusiness

Build Relationships with Industry Partners

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