Business-Careers

How about a career in business?

Majors and concentrations with business options include: Agricultural Business student, Amy West, interning at the Capitol.

  • Agricultural Business
  • Agricultural Education, Communication and Technology
  • Apparel Merchandising and Product Development
  • Human Nutrition and Hospitality Innovation
  • Food Science
  • Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences
  • Poultry Science

The most likely major is Agricultural Business. Agriculture is 20% of the U.S. economy and 40% of agricultural jobs are in business. Most Agribusiness grads go on to careers in management, marketing and finance. Others continue their education in graduate school or law school.

Agribusiness concentrations are:

  • Agribusiness Management: For food and agriculture businesses, including firms involved in food processing, commodity merchandising, and commodity storage and transportation.
  • Agribusiness Marketing: For food and commodity marketing or sales.
  • Agricultural Economics: For graduate school to obtain teaching or research position with a university or public agency, or to pursue a career in agribusiness or economics research and analysis.
  • Pre-Law/AgLaw Program: For law school after completing baccalaureate degree or pursue a career in political advocacy or public policy. The graduate program in Agricultural Law at the U of A is the only such program in the United States that offers a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in agricultural law.

Career Opportunities:

Agribusiness Management and Marketing
  • Business Management            
  • Farm Management            
  • Food Processing Management            
  • Inventory Analysis            
  • Livestock/Grain Marketing            
  • National/International Sales            
  • Price Risk Management            
  • Product Management            
  • Research & Quality Control            
  • Transportation Logistics       
  Pre-Law/AgLaw Program
  • Attorney            
  • Government/Non-Government Organizations            
  • Legal Assistant for Agribusiness Firms or Commodity Organizations            
  • Legislative Assistant
Agricultural Economics
  • Banking and Finance            
  • Commodity Markets            
  • Graduate Studies            
  • Higher Education            
  • Marketing & Policy Analysis            
  • Research and Quality Control