Algae Production Certification Program

$500 per student – 8 weeks self-paced course

The National Algae Association offers an online Algae Production Certification Program for students and private industry throughout the world.  The online program is based on all aspects of commercial algae production. Our algae production certification program is geared towards for students and private industry interested in learning about commercial algae production a potential $1.4 billion dollar market. (Pikes Research).
Our certification program encompasses the major components needed to introduce individuals to the multifaceted concepts of algae strain selection, cultivation, harvesting, and extraction methods, but also the economic considerations prevalent in the commercial algae production industry.
The NAA Algae Production and Certification Program is continuously evolving and will be updated regularly to address the most current commercial algae production methods and technologies. The program will not only give the participant an inside track on the current applications involved in algae production, but also the added value entering the emerging industry. Algaepreneurs, private industry (ie commercially minded algae researchers, producers, equipment companies along with private investments are moving the algae industry forward every year and opening new markets. 
The National Algae Association certification designation was introduced 16 years ago as an objective measure of the experience, knowledge and integrity that is necessary in commercial algae production. It establishes quality standards for an otherwise unregulated industry. 

Why is Certification Important?

The Algae Production Certification designation provides evidence of an individual’s commitment to the commercial algae production industry and also attests to a level of expertise that non-certified professionals may find difficult to prove. Completing the algae production certification process provides an students and private industry with a basic foundation to operate successfully in the algae production industry and could very well enhance knowledge of the industry. 

Why become Certified?

  • Demonstrate your commitment, competency and expertise in algae production
  • Distinguish yourself from your professional colleagues
  • Raise your stature in the algae production industry and gain a competitive edge
  • Promote the professionalism of the commercial algae production industry
To register, follow the link below.   Signing up and making your payment does not guarantee that you will be accepted for the program.  If you are not accepted, your payment will be refunded in full. For information contact:


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