Bachelor's Degree in Agribusiness
B.S. in agribusiness; with options in agribusiness, international agribusiness, food industry or agricultural sales; minor
Agribusiness is the business associated with the production, processing and distribution of agricultural products. You will learn to apply business strategies and economic principles to solve problems in production, distribution and consumption of agricultural goods and services.
As a graduate of our department you will have the tools to navigate this global industry and the uncertainty inherent in ag production.
Agriculture students pose in front of the Taj Mahal during a faculty-led trip to India.
The K-State difference
Agriculture economics students are encouraged to experience different cultures, languages and industries in a life-changing experience by studying abroad. Our faculty have spanned the globe taking groups of students to South America, China, Australia, New Zealand, Central America, Ireland, the Netherlands and India.
Additionally, you are encouraged to enhance your K-State experience through various student clubs and organizations including the AgEcon/Agbus Club, the National Agri-Marketing Association and The Risk Management Student Fellows.
Did you know?
92% of our students have jobs at graduation time.
What classes will I take in the agribusiness program?
Depending on the degree option you choose your classes may vary and could include:
- General courses in communication, quantitative basics, natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities
- Economic theory, decision-making and finance
- Agricultural policy and law, trade and international development, commodity training, and farm/ranch management
- Agronomy, agriculture technology management, animal sciences and grain sciences
How can I further my education?
What can I do with a degree in agribusiness?
Agribusiness is a broadly marketable degree, our graduates work in all areas of agriculture and all areas of business:
- Financial Advisor
- Loan Officer
- Feed Lot Manager
- Marketing Specialist
- Commodity Broker/Trader
- Human Resource Manager
- Operations Manager
- Ag Policy Analyst
- Business Consultant
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Additional K-State opportunities
At a public research university like K-State, you'll have direct access to research opportunities from the start. K-State undergraduates have studied sustainable energy, cancer cells, musical lyrics and many other topics alongside nationally renowned faculty at K-State's 90-plus research centers.
Studying in another country not only allows you to experience the wonders of another culture, but it also broadens your horizons and makes you a stronger citizen in our global society. There are more than 85 countries currently participating in K-State's education abroad programs!
Whether you are interested in a career in human or animal health, K-State is a great place to start the journey toward becoming a healthcare professional. You will have a dedicated health professions advisor who will help you navigate the professional school application process for your chosen healthcare field.
Did you know that K-State pre-law students are accepted into law school at a rate substantially exceeding the national average? In preparing for law school, you will work with a dedicated pre-law advisor and select the major of your choice in any department in any college within the university.