Agribusiness Management Technology

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Interested in combining your interests in agriculture and business into a single degree? Our students benefit from both classroom instruction and practical laboratory experience, which includes use of the extensive facilities at the college farms. You'll learn to understand the income and expense sources of varied agricultural businesses; prepare and assess an agribusiness business plan; understand marketing principles; delve into small business management, including payroll and human resources; and competently represent agriculture in all venues.

Graduates of this program generally pursue careers with the industries and agencies that serve production agriculture. Some typical career choices include: sales and service representatives for feed, fertilizer, and equipment industries; inspectors of milk and other agricultural products; rural credit officers; or specialists with agencies such as the Dairy Herd Improvement Association, the Soil Conservation Service, and the Peace Corps.

Students who complete a degree in Agribusiness Management Technology can transfer seamlessly into bachelor’s programs in Business or Diversified Agriculture.

Students with an Associate of Applied Science in Agribusiness Management Technology will:

  • Understand the income and expense sources of varied agricultural businesses
  • Adequately prepare and assess an agribusiness business plan
  • Prepare income and expense accounts
  • Understand marketing principles
  • Understand small business management including payroll and human resources
  • Competently represent agriculture in all venues

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Percent Job and Advanced Education Placement Rate in Agribusiness Management Technology

Vermont Tech Agribusiness Management Technology student outcomes are strong. The class of 2015 had a 100% job and advanced placement rate within six months of graduation. Many students have internships while they’re in college that lead to full-time employment after graduation.

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