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Agribusiness

 

 

Other/Related Variations

  • Ag Business
  • Agricultural Business Management
  • Agricultural Business Management & Leadership

 

Degree Type/Duration

  • Associate’s Degree (2 years)
  • Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)
  • Master’s Degree (Varies)
  • Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

Overview

Involves the marketing and selling of agricultural materials or products, management of farm and agribusiness operations, and the lending of credit to agricultural firms. Students will learn operating and business skills needed for the agricultural industry.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Agricultural Policy, Accounting, Business Finance, Computerized Record Keeping, Business Marketing, Agricultural Law, Resource Economics

 

Concentrations/Options

  • Agribusiness Management
  • Agricultural Finance
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Commodity Marketing
  • Farm and Ranch Management
  • Food Industry
  • Food Marketing
  • International Experience

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

Administrative Assistant
Advisor – Government/Stakeholder Relations
Ag Financial Service Representative
Agricultural Loan Officer
Brand Manager
Certified Appraiser
Commodity Merchandiser
Corporate Recruiter
Credit Analyst
Crop Adjuster
Customer Service Representative
Energy Sales Specialist
Executive Assistant
Export Documentation Specialist
Export Sales Manager
Farm Manager
Feed Mill Manager
Financial Analyst
Food Chain Outreach Coordinator
Grain Buyer
Grain Elevator Manager
Grain Marketing Specialist
Human Resources Generalist
Logistics & Supply Chain Manager
Livestock Buyer
Marketing Specialist
Pricing Coordinator
Production Manager
Public Relations Specialist
Purchasing Analyst
Retail Branch Manager
Risk Management Specialist
Sales Representative – Equipment & Ag Systems
Sales Representative – Feed & Animal Health
Sales Representative – Food, Seed & Fuel
Sales Trainer
Warehouse Manager

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

  • Certified Grain Merchandiser Assistant
  • Certified Grain Merchant
  • Commercial Driver’s License
  • Law school
  • Self-employed farm operations
  • Internship or work experience related to agriculture or business