If your career interest is to pursue a profession that deals with food production, costs, pricing, how food is marketed and transported, how to manage natural resources, develop food policies, how to develop and manage your own business, then Agribusiness is the perfect choice for you.
A degree in Agribusiness prepares students for careers in the nation’s growing agribusiness sector which provides products and services for the production, processing, and distribution of food. The agribusiness program combines Core Business courses with coursework emphasizing the needs of agribusiness firms. Students integrate business management principles with technical knowledge to develop practical decision-making skills. The program allows graduates to find employment in non-agricultural firms as well as with traditional agribusiness companies.
Students complete coursework in the areas of Agribusiness as it relates to management, marketing, finance, financial planning, policy, entrepreneurship, economics, economic development, agricultural law, international trade, natural resource economics, and production economics. Significant emphasis is given to the Entrepreneurship dimensions of the program.