Agribusiness Specialist

One-Year Technical Diploma

The Agribusiness Specialist program is a one-year technical diploma program providing students with the necessary skills and internship experience for future agriculture employment in a variety of settings. Topics within this program include: production, agricultural service and supply, agricultural marketing and sales, agricultural research, direct marketing as it pertains to agribusiness and agri-tourism. Students in the program will increase their skills in agribusiness management and marketing, agronomy, livestock management and nutrition, safe and sustainable agriculture practices, and renewable energy applications. This technical diploma program will utilize associate degree level courses and content which may articulate to two-year and four-year agriculture degrees.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, you will be able to:

  • Apply relevant Technologies
  • Investigate Opportunities in Agriculture
  • Interact as a professional in Agriculture

Graduates Have Found Employment As

  • Farm, Ranch and other Agricultural assistant manager
  • Chemical/Fertilizer Applicator
  • Crop Scouting Associate
  • Agricultural product Sales 
  • Agricultural Research Technician
  • Nutrient Management Specialist
  • Seed, Feed, Chemical, Fertilizer Associate

View the entire course listing.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
006-102 Emerging Agriculture Technologies 2
006-116 Introduction to Soils 3
006-201 Career Development in Agriculture 3
006-200 Ag Equipment Safety and Operation 3
102-148 Introduction to Business and Management 3
Mathematical Reasoning
or Intermediate Algebra with Applications
Semester 2
006-105 Nutrient Management 3
006-107 Pest Management:Applicator Training 3
006-160 Introduction to Plant Science 3
006-180 Introduction to Animal Science 3
006-103 Agricultural Commodity Marketing 1
006-197 Agribusiness Internship 3
 Total Credits33

General Education Courses Within Program

804-134Mathematical Reasoning3
or 804-118 Intermediate Algebra with Applications