Agriculture Management Certificate

Start a rewarding career in agriculture to support the nutritional needs of our growing society. Agricultural business comes in many sizes allowing you to work as a small family unit or working closely with a large agriculture company. This certificate could unlock your entrepreneurial spirit or assist in the upward mobility within a large farming cooperative.

Upon successful completion of a certificate program, a Certificate Request form must be completed in the Student Records Office in order to receive a certificate.

Where You Could Go

The agricultural management certificate prepares a person to independently start a small niche farming operation providing a rewarding occupation. It can also enhance a person’s ability to accelerate an already established private farming operation moving into new product lines or improved business practices. Additionally, it allows a person to participate in the development of best practices at a large agricultural company.

North Central State College will continue to utilize regional individuals, associations, and colleges to advance this certificate to the next level.

What Can You Earn

The average annual salary in the region for an agricultural manager is approximately $27,000.00 not including benefits and bonuses. Of course as an entrepreneur the income could be unlimited.

FALL - Year One

Course: AGRI 1010
Course Title: Agriculture Production, Process, and Nutrition
Credits: 4
: No
: No
Course: AGRI 1030
Course Title: Soil, Crop, and Greenhouse Management
Credits: 4
: No
: No
Course: BUSM 2050
Course Title: Entrepreneurship and Small Business
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course: BUSM 2210
Course Title: Strategic Business Start-Up
Credits: 4
: No
: No

SPRING - Year One

Course: AGRI 1050
Course Title: Animal Science Management
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course: AGRI 1210
Course Title: Agriculture Management
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course: AGRI 2110
Course Title: Agriculture Practicum
Prerequisites: AGRI2111 (m)
Credits: 2
: No
: No
Course: AGRI 2111
Course Title: Agriculture Seminar
Prerequisites: AGRI2110 (m)
Credits: 1
: No
: No

FALL - Year Two

Course: AGRI 2130
Course Title: Capstone Business Plan
Prerequisites: BUSM2050, BUSM2210
Credits: 1
: No
: No
Course: BUSM 2110
Course Title: Promotion and Advertising
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course: ENGR 1200
Course Title: Fundamentals of Alternative Energy
Credits: 3
: No
: No

c   = Can be concurrent     m = Must be concurrent

  • Students Graduating on Time

    N/A*Title IV students complete the program within 1 year
    *Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to protect the confidentiality of the students.

    Program Costs*

    Cost: $4,774
    Description: for in-state tuition and fees
    : No
    : No
    Cost: $9,274
    Description: for out-of-state tuition and fees
    : No
    : No
    Cost: $740
    Description: for books and supplies
    : No
    : No
    Cost: $4,902
    Description: for off-campus room and board
    : No
    : No

    Students Borrowing Money

    N/A*students who attend this program that borrow money to pay for it
    *Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

    The typical graduate leaves with

    N/A*in debt
    *Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

    The typical monthly loan payment

    N/A*per month in student loans
    N/A*interest rate
    *Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

    The typical graduate earns

    not providedper year after leaving this program

    Graduates who got jobs

    N/A*of program graduates who got jobs according to the accreditor job placement rate
    *We are not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.

    Program graduates are employed in the following fields:

    Licensure Requirements

    This program meets licensure requirements in

    Ohio*

    *State requires students to sit for licensure exam

    Date Created 7/19/2017 These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education