What is FISC?

Is FISC right for you?
Do you see yourself working in agriculture – farming, agribusiness, turfgrass, or 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!

What is the FISC Experience?
Earn a certificate in 16 weeks of study
Focused applied learning on farm management; dairy or crops 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



Networking with Agriculturalists Like You
Interact with beginning farmers, industry partners, alumni, and other leaders in the field

Helping You Get Started in Your Career
Make connections with industry and develop skills needed to be successful in your chosen career.



Be a Badger!
Benefit from all that a UW-Madison student does; join student organizations, utilize the state-of-the-art recreational facility




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