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Agricultural Systems Technology

 

 

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Agricultural & Environmental Technology

·       Agricultural Mechanization & Business

·       Agricultural Operations Management

·       Agricultural Systems

·       Agricultural Systems Management

·       Agricultural Technology & Production Management

·       Agricultural Technology Management

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s & PhD Programs for Industrial/Agricultural Technology (Varies)

 

Overview

For those interested in management training and working with people, technology, and processes. Graduates often pursue positions as technical managers in the food and agricultural industries to improve these areas in the economy. This career path includes learning computer skills, analyzing data and using information to control machines and processes.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Communications, Business Management, Biological Sciences, Fluid Power Systems, Precision Farming Systems, Automation, Chemistry, Physics, Injury Prevention, Waste Management, Rural Structures, Microcomputer Applications, Accounting

 

Concentrations

·       BioRenewable Systems

·       Engineering Graphics

 

Potential Career Paths

Assembly Technician

Automation Coordinator/Technician

Construction Foreman

Cotton Gin & Warehouse Manager

Crop Adjuster

Crop Systems Specialist

Farm Business Manager

Food Production Supervisor

Irrigation Specialist

Process Engineer

Maintenance/Service Technician

Nutrient Management/Waste Management Specialist

Precision Agriculture Specialist

Research Station Manager

Sales Representative – Equipment & Ag Systems

Water Treatment Technician

Wind Turbine Technician

Field Agronomist

 

 

Additional Opportunities

·       Internship or work experience related to business, agriculture, sales, marketing, etc.

·       Master of Science – Industrial and Agricultural Technology

·       Ph.D. – Industrial and Agricultural Technology

·       Additional certification and licensure available

·       Study abroad