M.S. in Agronomy courses are accessed by computer from your home or place of business via the Internet. The courseware integrates interactive online course materials with other online communication tools such as Canvas and Zoom.
Microsoft Windows 7 or higher with current patches,
Internet Explorer 10+, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, and
Microsoft Office 2007 or newer.
Some courses will require you to access the Agronomy Virtual Labs. These programs are available to you through the use of Iowa State University's Virtual Private Network using Windows Remote Desktop. You can find information on how to set this up by reading the "Connect to the Agronomy Virtual Labs" help guide and the detailed instructions in your course materials when it is needed.
Microsoft Windows operating systems are available to students at a discounted rate. For more information, visit the TechCyte website.
Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus is available to students for free, as long as they are a student. For more information, view the license information on the ITS website.
The Agronomy Development Lab is available to support all your technical needs as they pertain to the MS Agronomy program and help you solve any issues that arise. The Dev Lab is comprised of Gretchen Anderson, Tyler Price, Andy Rohrback, and Glenn Wiedenhoeft (pictured from left to right above). You can read more about each of their areas of expertise on their personnel profiles.