University of Georgia

University of Georgia

The University of Georgia is a member university of AG IDEA, which is a part of the alliance called Great Plains IDEA, a consortium of land grant universities offering agricultural courses, certificates, and programs. Through this alliance, you can select the University of Georgia as your home university and take online classes from universities across the consortium with renowned faculty who bring diverse real-world experiences to their courses.

Participating Programs

Through AG IDEA, the University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences participates in two certificate programs. The online agricultural and environmental law undergraduate certificate teaches students to better understand laws and emerging legal issues that may impact their careers. The online animal science graduate certificate provides foundational courses in many areas of animal science, serving as a springboard to other disciplines, all at one affordable common price.

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Main Campus Location:

Athens, Georgia (pop. 127,793)

Accredited By

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
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School Colors

Red, Black, White, and Silver


Live Mascot:

Uga is a pure white English bulldog who sports a spiked collar.

Costumed Mascot:

Hairy Dawg

University of Georgia Traditions

The University of Georgia at Athen's motto is to teach, serve, and inquire into the nature of things. It offers bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degrees in nearly 20 disciplines. Along with being a land-grant institution, UGA is one of 30 U.S. institutions designated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as a Sea Grant College.

Learn about the history of the University of Georgia at Athens and read their points of pride.

Get a Certificate at the University of Georgia through AG IDEA

Enhance your current degree program or start something new with a certificate from the University of Georgia. Our online courses provide choice and flexibility in achieving your career goals.

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