Agricultural Business

Why should I major in Agricultural Business?

Agricultural business prepares graduates for careers as decision makers who successfully apply business management concepts. Three concentrations allow students to better position themselves for opportunities in agribusiness management, agricultural marketing in domestic and international arenas, pre-law, public policy and entry into graduate school.

What can I do with a degree in Agricultural Business?

There are multiple career options for an Agricultural Business graduate. Depending on the concentration area chosen, graduates can be employed in any facet of the agricultural business field. 

  • Agriculture Banking
  • Commodities Merchandising
  • Ag Marketing Specialist
  • Policy/International Trade

What does an Agricultural Business major study?

Courses of study for Agricultural Business majors vary depending on the concentration area. Students should select a concentration that best matches their interests.

For degree plans prior to 2017-2018, see the Agricultural Business Degree Plan Archives.

How can an Agricultural Business student be involved?

The Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Department and the University offer a variety of outlets for students to gain professional development experiences.

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Quick Facts

Department:
Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness

Average Starting Salary:
$33,000

Graduate School & Employment Placement Rate:
72%

Internship Required:
No

Commonly Paired Minors:
Animal Science, Food Science, Crop Science, Agricultural Communication, Poultry Science


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