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Agribusiness Technology

Program description:


The Agribusiness Technology program provides the entrepreneurial and technical skills necessary to manage a profitable, environmentally sound small farm or agricultural business. The objective is the development of a workforce knowledgeable in sustainable agriculture practices.

Students will learn the fundamentals of agriculture, focusing on farm production and business. Emphasis is placed on entrepreneurial training and project-based learning. Students will also learn the principles of our legal system and animal, plant, and soil sciences relating to agriculture.

The Agribusiness Technology program prepares individuals to manage agricultural businesses and agriculturally related operations. Potential coursework includes instruction in accounting, agricultural specialization, business management, finance, human resource management, and marketing.

Technical Standards – These technical standards have been established to inform students of the skills and standards necessary for completion of the Agribusiness Technology program.

Employment opportunities:
Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in agricultural businesses such as equipment, feed, and agricultural supply sales; store management; farm operations; wholesale and retail produce management; nursery operations; and environmental and agricultural education.

Educational opportunities:
Transfer agreements allow our graduates to pursue the following bachelor’s degree programs:

Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates:
Agribusiness Technology – Degree (A15100)

Agribusiness Technology – Diploma (D15100)

Agribusiness Technology – Agribusiness Certificate (C15100B)

Agribusiness Technology – Agricultural Sciences Certificate (C15100S)

To learn more, contact:
Mallen Marlowe
Faculty, Agribusiness Technology

Fedder R. Williams
Department Chair, Business and Public Service Technologies

Maria Lander
Dean, School of Applied Science and Technology

NOTE: This program may transfer to a four-year institution. For more information, please contact the individual(s) listed above.