Associate Degree
66 Credits
Monroe Campus

Flexible Learning Options

Explore MyEdChoice classes. You can attend in-person or online because this option allows you to choose how you attend each class and does not lock you into one format. Learn more about all of our flexible class options here.

Several classes in this program are offered in one or more of the following formats:

What You’ll Learn

“Agriculture is our wisest pursuit because it will, in the end, contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.” – Thomas Jefferson

The Agribusiness/Science and Technology program will immerse you in every aspect of agriculture, whether it’s working with precision equipment or studying crops, weeds, insects and more inside our new greenhouse.  In addition to the new working space, the program also features new equipment such as the John Deere tractor, planter and sprayer.

Whether you hope to run your own agribusiness operation or help other agricultural producers become more successful, you’ll learn the ins and outs of merging business with agriculture from instructors who have first-hand agribusiness knowledge and expertise. By learning, by doing and on-the-job experience, you’ll learn about animal science and nutrition, integrated pest management, soil science, crop production and precision agriculture. You’ll learn how to manage crops and livestock, develop business plans and enhance your success through sales, marketing and business management. And when you finish,  you'll have an associate degree and a commercial applicator certification.

Classes, for the most part, are held during the day, but with flexible courses, you can build your class schedule to best suit your needs.

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Median Wage


*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics

Potential Careers

Sales Representative
Service Representative
Crop Associate
Assistant Herdsman
Agricultural Equipment Operator
Commercial Applicator
Precision Ag Technician
Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse Worker
Crop and Livestock Manager
Animal Breeders
Nutrient Management Specialist
Crop Scouting Technician

Career Pathway

Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.
Agribusiness/Science Technology
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Additional Program Information

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