Agribusiness Science and Technology

Program Number: 10-006-2
School Year: 2020-2021
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Shared with Lakeshore Technical College
This program is eligible for financial aid

Experience on-the-job training to prepare for employment in the agriculture industry through Moraine Park’s two-year Agribusiness Science and Technology program.

About the Program

Whether you’re getting ready to take over your family’s farm, want to work at a seed supplier or are looking to work in the agriculture industry, a degree in agribusiness science and technology can open doors to a world of opportunities.

The Agribusiness Science and Technology associate degree is a shared program with Lakeshore Technical College (LTC). That means students get the convenience of taking classes at either campus. General studies classes and labs can be taken at Moraine Park, as well as via live interactive television. For more information, please see Lakeshore Technical College's Agribusiness Science and Technology program page.

What You'll Learn

Through hands-on learning and on-the-job experience using agricultural technology, students will gain skills in animal science and nutrition, integrated pest management, soil science, crop production and precision agriculture. With farming courses taught by industry professionals, students will be able to successfully develop their agribusiness skills and enhance their success through sales, marketing and business management.

Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates
Approximate Costs
Program Outcomes
Career Opportunities
Admission Process
Transfer Opportunities
Additional Information
Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Program Outcomes
  • Develop an agri-business management plan.
  • Apply economic and marketing strategies to agribusiness industry.
  • Apply relevant technologies.
  • Create a crop management plan.
  • Create a livestock management plan.
  • Investigate opportunities in agribusiness.
  • Interact as a professional in agribusiness.
Career Opportunities
  • Agricultural Inspector
  • Agricultural Equipment Operator
  • Nursery and Greenhouse Manager
  • Agricultural Products Grader
  • Supervisor of Agricultural Crop and Horticultural Workers
  • Supervisor of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers
Admission Process

The admission process for a shared program should be completed at the host college granting the degree. Please submit the following to Lakeshore Technical College:

College admission application

$30 one-time fee

High school and other official college transcripts

College assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). Note the ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.

Meet with a representative at the host college to review course sequencing.

Check with the host college if any additional steps are required.

    Visit the Admissions Page for details

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

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