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Soil Scientists

The purpose of the Tennessee Professional Soil Scientists Licensing Program is to ensure that only qualified persons are licensed to practice soil science in Tennessee, thereby benefiting the safety, health, and property of the people of this state and promoting the public welfare.

There are two CSSE exam sessions currently scheduled for 2017. The first session will be held Friday, April 21, 2017. Registration for this spring session will be open via CSSE from January 16 until March 10. The second exam session will be held Friday, November 17, 2017. CSSE registration will be open for this session from August 14 until October 6. For information about upcoming CSSE exams visit the Soil Science Society of America at