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Career Area: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-006-4
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Agri-Business Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Agriculture Product Sales and Marketing
Agriculture Finance
Agriculture Promotion
Agriculture Tourism
Livestock Buyer/Seller/Owner

Agri-Business Programs

If you are interested in a career in agriculture but for various reasons you are not interested in production agriculture, agribusiness may be your field. Studies in agriculture are combined with business courses to provide a foundation for a wide variety of employment opportunities. Classroom and hands-on instruction will prepare you for occupations within the agribusiness sector. The agriculture courses are taught at the Agriculture Center of Excellence, which houses a production dairy farm operation. Learners will complete an internship work experience during the program. Jobs in this field are generally physical and require the strength to lift and carry 50 pounds. Additionally, learners interested in this career should have above average computer skills. Learners looking to be successful in this occupation should have the aptitude to work with animals and possess good oral, reading and writing skills. 

Agri-Business Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Northcentral Agribusiness at Northcentral