Agriculture Technician

Program Number: 31-006-2
School Year: 2020-2021
Technical Diploma (1 year)
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Shared with Lakeshore Technical College
This program is eligible for financial aid

Experience a top-notch agriculture education by learning the fundamentals of the farming industry through the one-year Agriculture Technician program at Moraine Park.

About the Program

Whether you have always had an interest in agriculture or want to gain employment in an ever-changing industry, Moraine Park’s Agriculture Technician program prepares students for a variety of agribusiness career pathways. This one-year program covers a wide-range of topics through agriculture classes taught by some of the most experienced professionals in the industry.

This diploma covers the first year of coursework within the Agribusiness Science and Technology Associate degree. This means that Agriculture Technician graduates can build on their education and earn an associate degree with one more year of college.

The Agriculture Technician program is offered at both the Lakeshore Technical College (LTC) and Moraine Park campus via in-person classes at LTC and live interactive television classes at MPTC. General studies classes and labs can be taken at Moraine Park. For more information, please see Lakeshore Technical College's Agriculture Technician program page.

What You'll Learn

Students enrolled in the Agriculture Technician program will learn the basics of industry-specific financial operations, goal-setting and human relations through hands-on agriculture classes. Taught by instructors with years of agriculture industry experience, classes will also educate students on crops, soil management and livestock fundamentals.

Approximate Costs
Program Outcomes
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
  • Apply relevant technologies.
  • Investigate opportunities in agribusiness.
  • Interact as a professional in agribusiness.
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.


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    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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