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

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:

Contact Information

To learn more about degree, diploma, and certificate programs in agribusiness technology, contact:

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

Dr. 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.