Agribusiness Management Technology
Our Agribusiness Management program provides you with training in a variety of agriculture-related areas concerning the economic interrelationships of individuals, ﬁrms, and service agencies that are affected by the agriculture sector of the economy. It will prepare you to enter a broad range of jobs related to the management of agricultural enterprises and the marketing and sales of agriculture supplies and products.
As a student in our programs, you will take both technical and academic courses, with provisions for related activities along with on-the-job training and internships. You will apply business and economic principles, along with problem-solving and decision-making skills, to farming enterprises and related industries. This is an ideal primer for anyone looking to start or bolster a career at the intersection of agriculture and economics.
Emphasis is placed on plant, animal, and soil sciences, along with training in management techniques in production, marketing, and sales. Our program also relies upon computer agricultural business simulations.
You’re invited to T. H. Kendall, III Agricultural Complex on our Raymond Campus, where all of our agriculture-related programs are offered. To schedule an appointment or tour of our Ag Complex, please call 601-857-3334 or 601-857-3792.
Certificates and Degrees
All three agriculture programs (Beef Production, Poultry Production, and Precision Agriculture) offer stackable credentials. In just one year, you can receive a Career Certificate and be ready for employment in their field. You also have the option to pursue additional coursework to complete a Technical Certificate and Associate of Applied Science Degree.
Important Program Information
- DEGREES / CERTIFICATES
- Associate of Applied Science
- Career Certificate
- Technical Certificate
|Survey of Agricultural Technology or Survey of Agriculture||1|
|Applied Principles of Animal Production or Animal Science||4|
|Applied Principles of Plant Production or Plant Science||3|
|Applied Soils – Conservation and Use or Basic Soils||4|
|Principles of Agricultural Management||3|
|Applied Agricultural Economics or Principles of Agricultural Economics||3|
|Principles of Agricultural Marketing||3|
|Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours)||45|
|Technical English or English Composition I||3–4|
|Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication||3|
|Social/Behavioral Science Elective||3|
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3|
|Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours)||60–62|