Agribusiness, Science & Technology

Associate Degree
66 Credits
Monroe Campus

Flexible Learning Options

Explore MyEdChoice classes. You can attend in-person or online because this option allows you to choose how you attend each class and does not lock you into one format. Learn more about all of our flexible class options here.

Several classes in this program are offered in one or more of the following formats:

What You’ll Learn

“Agriculture is our wisest pursuit because it will, in the end, contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.” – Thomas Jefferson

Blackhawk's Agribusiness, Science & Technology program gives students the skills needed to run their own agribusiness operation or help other agricultural producers become more successful. Students will learn how to merge business and science to produce a product and make a profit. Through hands-on learning and on-the-job experience, students gain skills in animal science and nutrition, integrated pest management, soil science, crop production and precision agriculture.

Students develop crop management, livestock management, and business plans as well as learn how to enhance success through sales, marketing and business management. This program will provide opportunities in a variety of agribusiness career pathways.

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Median Wage


*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics

Potential Careers

Sales Representative
Service Representative
Crop Associate
Assistant Herdsman
Agricultural Equipment Operator
Commercial Applicator
Precision Ag Technician
Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse Worker
Crop and Livestock Manager
Animal Breeders
Nutrient Management Specialist
Crop Scouting Technician

Career Pathway

Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.
Agribusiness/Science Technology
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Additional Program Information

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