Combine permaculture education
with radical pedagogy and social justice

Goddard College and the Permaculture Institute of North America (PINA) announce a partnership for earning undergraduate credits for the Permaculture Design Course.

Permaculture Design Course

Permaculture is a design system for creating sustainable human habitats. The Permaculture Design Course is an internationally recognized curriculum that covers the ethics, principles, strategies and techniques of permaculture design. Complete a PINA-recognized Permaculture Design Course and earn 2 transfer credits when you enroll in a Bachelors degree program at Goddard College.

About Permaculture Institute of North America

Permaculture Institute of North America (PINA) is a professional service association which promotes and maintains standards of excellence in permaculture design, teaching, and practice. Membership is open to all graduates of the PDC throughout North America and Hawaii. As part of its commitment to professional development, PINA supports graduates to qualify for the Permaculture Diploma through mentored and self-directed programs administered by regional hubs and field advisors. Learn more at

About Goddard College

Goddard College is a small, progressive, liberal arts college that offers low-residency programs leading to accredited bachelor’s degrees. Goddard offers many unique advantages for the study of permaculture design:

  • A Radical Model: At Goddard there are no classes, no tests and no grades. Instead, students create their own independent study plans. Goddard gives you the opportunity to design your own education!
  • Experiential Learning: At Goddard, students often engage in experiential learning such as internships and hands-on projects. You can include permaculture design, implementation, and education in your study plan!
  • Study Anywhere: Goddard has a low residency model so students can live wherever they choose. Students can work on permaculture projects in their hometown or travel to other permaculture sites. At Goddard the world is your classroom!

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