Topics of Study
In this program, you will learn to use economics to analyze resources, investments, and production in the food and farming industries, both domestically and internationally. You will study economics and related fields, and how to apply this knowledge to the business of agriculture. You will also study farm and ranch finance and management, agricultural markets and pricing, and banking. You will learn how to make decisions regarding agricultural economics for agribusiness firms.
- A certificate program may qualify for jobs such as farm and seasonal labor manager and farm accounts manager.
- A bachelor's degree is usually required to enter occupations that involve agricultural economics and large farm financing, produce marketing, farm resources management, and farming technology.
- A graduate degree is usually required for administrative positions in business or for teaching agricultural subjects at universities.