What advice would you give other students?
“Take advantage of all opportunities set before you at MSC. Get involved and go outside of your comfort zone. Learn from all you do here in your successes and in your failures as well.”
Agricultural Business Development B.B.A.
Students graduating from the Agricultural Business Development program can expect to find employment as technical sales representatives, food brokers, accountants, agricultural market analysts, and food marketing representatives. Other graduates may work in the agricultural business world as financial managers, sales managers, or may choose to work in local and national government agriculture offices. It is estimated that approximately 46 percent of agriculture jobs are in management and business occupations.
Many national, regional and local businesses and organizations support Agricultural Business Development students through internships, employment upon graduation and through academic projects:
- The United States Department of Agriculture
- Farm Credit Services
- Chobani Greek Yogurt
- Nelson Farms
- Dairylea Cooperative
- Feed Ingredients Trading Corp
- Clayton, Lowell and Conger Investments and Securities
- Citizens Campaign for The Environment
- Sunset View Creamery
- Numerous local dairy, crop, value-added and equestrain operations.