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agriculture technician


    Program Number: 31-006-2
    School Year: 2019-2020
    Technical Diploma (1 year)
    Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Shared with Lakeshore Technical College
    This program is eligible for financial aid

    Program Description

    Successful individuals employed in agriculture occupations need a basic understanding of industry specific financial operations, goal-setting, human relations, crops, soil management, as well as livestock fundamentals.

    This diploma is embedded within the Agribusiness Science and Technology Associate degree. This means that Agriculture Technician graduates have the opportunity to also complete their associate degree with one more year of college.

    Lakeshore Technical College (LTC) offers its Agriculture Technician program classes at LTC and also at Moraine Park via live interactive television. As an Agriculture Technician student, you'll attend live classes at the LTC campus or attend live interactive television classes at Moraine Park. General studies classes and labs can be taken at Moraine Park. For more information, please see Lakeshore Technical College's Agriculture Technician program 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.


    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

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

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.