Agribusiness is designed to prepare a student for employment in a variety of fields including: business finance, marketing, international agriculture, agricultural marketing, policy formation, farm and ranch management, resource economics, rural development, bank, and real estate appraisal.

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Real-World Preparation

Agribusiness students receive excellent training from applied and theoretical exercises that involve hands-on computer modeling, applications in financial analysis and international trade, and economics and business cases. Students in the major develop strong analytical and quantitative reasoning skills. The program provides graduates with the skills to be successful business leaders in agriculture, food processing, agricultural lending, corporate management, environmental sustainability and other related fields.

Embrace the learning model, group work, and studying together. These are life-long skills and help you the most, [because in] every occupation you will interact with others at some level.

J.C. W.,
BYU-I Graduate

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Career Path

Graduates with a degree in Agribusiness have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.

Highlighted Career Paths

Analyst in Ag-related Company

Work at solving problems for ag-related businesses using data, tools, and skills related to production, costs, and clients. Analysts can also work on project management and development.

Farm Manager

Manage the day-to-day operations of a farming operation.

Graduate Degrees in Agribusiness, Agriculture, or Business

Masters degrees in Agribusiness or a related field

Insurance Agent

Work with ag-related businesses and operations clients in the sale and maintenance of insurance policies.

Manager in Ag-related Company

Manage the day-to-day operations of an ag-related business or manage a group of workers within a company.

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Getting started in this degree

Students will complete 39 credits of major-specific courses which can be found in the course catalog for this degree. To find out if Sociology is right for you, take the following classes first:

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