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Agriculture*

General Information

The agriculture program at Monroe County Community College provides students with a solid background in plant and soil science, precision agriculture, agriculture management, entomology, plant pathology and additional fundamentals of agriculture.

Career Opportunities
Graduates typically will find employment opportunities in:
• Equipment retail sales and service
• Farm operations
• Crop production management
• Production and agriculture service companies
• Crop and farm product processing facilities
• Agribusiness opportunities such as farm insurance, commodity marketing, farm supply businesses

Transfer Information
Michigan State University and MCCC have partnered together to offer students an opportunity to earn a certificate in agricultural operations or an associate of applied science in agriculture/ag operations. The certificate, awarded by MSU, will include 34 credits of agriculture-oriented courses through the Institute of Agricultural Technology, combined with a minimum of 21 additional credits from MCCC to total 55 credits.

The associate of applied ccience awarded by MCCC will include 34 credits offered by the MSU/Institute of Agricultural Technology plus 19-20 general education credits and up to 7 elective credits from MCCC to equal 60 total credits.

Students wishing to work toward a bachelor’s degree may receive preferred transfer status at Michigan State University after earning the associate degree at MCCC.

For more information please contact: regional agriculture program coordinator at MCCC.

*Pending Higher Learning Commission approval. See division office.