A Fast-paced & High Tech Industry

The Agribusiness concentration is designed for students who wish to pursue agricultural business and related careers with business and government. Over the last several decades, the combination of agriculture, business, and science and technology has given rise to the emergence of the Agribusiness Industry. Today’s agribusiness industry (agri-food system) is a global, fast-paced, high technology industry that is one of the most effective adapters of scientific innovation.

Professionals and managers in this industry must not only be well-grounded in the science and technical aspects of food and fiber production, but also in the environment and the principles of business management. The curriculum in our Agribusiness concentration expands the whole-person concept of education, including development of entrepreneurship, leadership, and interpersonal skills.

The concentration is holistic and incorporates those skills agribusiness employers desire from agribusiness graduates. Students can take classes that span the Agricultural Sciences, Business and Management, Economics, Communications, Computer Science, and Quantitative Methods.

What careers are possible in Agribusiness?

A student majoring in Agricultural Sciences and pursuing a concentration in Agribusiness has a number of career opportunities including, but not limited to: Agribusiness Management; Agricultural Finance and Credit; Sales Representatives; Marketing and Merchandising Managers; Cooperatives and Banks; Agricultural Production; Economic Analysis; Education and/or Research; International Development.

Want to find out more?

Contact Mr. Sam Comer for undergraduate admissions, or Dr. Margaret Mmbaga for graduate admissions.



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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Agricultural Sciences
(concentration in Agribusiness)

Master of Science (M.S.) in Agricultural Sciences
(concentration in Agribusiness Management and Analysis)

Master of Science (M.S.) in Agricultural Sciences
(concentration in Food Marketing and Supply Chain Management)



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