Business Management Agribusiness Certificate

The Business Management Agribusiness Certificate is designed to enable students to obtain knowledge, skills, and competencies in the challenging field of Agribusiness. Students completing the certificate in Agribusiness are able to combine the credits earned to complete an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree to satisfy their individual career goals.

Students earning degrees in agribusiness may find opportunities in a broad range of careers, from selling farm equipment to merchandising agricultural products.

Courses are designed to provide a number of career options for students in agribusiness management, entrepreneurship, and marketing. Since agribusiness involves global issues, a course in international business has been included in the certificate.

Employment/Career Potential

According to the University of Maryland Institute of Applied Agriculture and related employment data, agribusiness accounts for 17% of all jobs in the United States and accounts for nearly one-fifth of the U.S. gross national product. There continues to be a strong demand by agribusiness firms for employees skilled in both management and the agricultural sciences.

Contact Information

Prof. Miriam Huddleston

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