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Agriculture Program - Agribusiness

Starting Fall 2021!

MCC Campus(es): MCC-Maple Woods

Description

Turn your passion into a profession with an Agriculture Degree from MCC. Agricultural career options are not limited to farming and ranching. If working with crops, animals and resources that contribute to the worldwide food supply appeals to you, a career in agriculture can provide a rewarding and fulfilling future.

The A.A.S. in agriculture-agribusiness emphasis will serve students pursuing a degree and employment in the agriculture industry, and it will create a transfer pathway for students who wish to move on to university agriculture programs to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Agribusiness Degree Pathway (online degree option)

Agribusiness pathway is for students who want to go into the business, economics, marketing, farm management, or logistics of agriculture.

Agribusiness deals with the business of production, processing and distribution of agricultural products. This includes agricultural economics and business through managing risk and realizing positive returns.

Students will learn to apply business strategies and economic principles to solve problems in production and distribution of agricultural goods and services. MCC’s Agribusiness Management provides an interdisciplinary curriculum that integrates studies in agriculture and business management. Agribusiness will help entrepreneurial students prepare for their future agriculture business and those students who want to work in the Kansas City agribusiness industry.