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Working with Business, Government and Entrepreneurship

Careers are available in finance, marketing, management, policy and entrepreneurial activities.

Select a career below to learn about the corresponding majors.

Economic Development Director
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Bank Loan Officer
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Agricultural Education

You will prepare to teach agriculture or agricultural sciences in secondary and post-secondary schools. The broad curriculum and emphasis on people skills will prepare you for numerous other careers as well.

Agronomy

You will study soil, water, plant, environmental, genetic, range and weed sciences and their relationship to sustaining the world’s food supply, protecting the quality of the environment and conserving vital soil and water resources. You can specialize in soil and environmental science, business and industry, consulting and production, range management and plant science/biotechnology.

Animal Sciences and Industry

You will learn all about the animal industry including selection, reproduction, breeding, feeding, management and marketing of beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, poultry, sheep and swine, as well as the processing of animal products. You can focus on animal products, business, communications, science/pre-veterinary medicine, production management or bioscience/biotechnology.

Commodity Trader
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Small Business Owner
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Communications and Journalism

You will learn to combine expertise in agricultural and environmental sciences with communications. Your specialties can include public relations, newspaper, magazine, radio- television, and advertising as well as a specific area of study in agriculture or environmental studies.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Agricultural Technology Management

You will prepare for technical management positions in food and agricultural industries. Your focus may include food processing systems, soil and water management, power and machinery systems, electrical systems and electronics, environmental management or agricultural building systems.

Agronomy

You will study soil, water, plant, environmental, genetic, range and weed sciences and their relationship to sustaining the world’s food supply, protecting the quality of the environment and conserving vital soil and water resources. You can specialize in soil and environmental science, business and industry, consulting and production, range management and plant science/biotechnology.

Animal Sciences and Industry

You will learn all about the animal industry including selection, reproduction, breeding, feeding, management and marketing of beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, poultry, sheep and swine, as well as the processing of animal products. You can focus on animal products, business, communications, science/pre-veterinary medicine, production management or bioscience/biotechnology.

Bakery Science and Management

You will study the commercial baking industry and related areas with courses in bakery and cereal science, milling, and flour and dough testing. You will develop and use your skills in chemistry, math and microbiology. Your options include production management and cereal chemistry.

Feed Science and Management

You will learn about feed science and contemporary feed manufacturing technology, including automation of various processes, ingredient quality and processing, management concepts, animal nutrition, packaging and delivery of finished products, and feed additive uses. An option even exists in biofuels processing.

Food Sciences and Industry

You will learn to blend your interests in the basic sciences with the development, manufacturing, evaluation, marketing and safety of food products. You can specialize in food business and operations or science. The science option is great for pre-medicine and pre-veterinary students.

Horticulture

You will apply the science and art of growing plants to intensive food production, aesthetic value or environmental improvement. Your option can be in golf course management, fruits/ vegetables, greenhouse and nursery management, landscape and turf management, landscape design, horticulture therapy, public horticulture, sports turf operations, and horticultural science.

Insurance Agent
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Agronomy

You will study soil, water, plant, environmental, genetic, range and weed sciences and their relationship to sustaining the world’s food supply, protecting the quality of the environment and conserving vital soil and water resources. You can specialize in soil and environmental science, business and industry, consulting and production, range management and plant science/biotechnology.

Animal Sciences and Industry

You will learn all about the animal industry including selection, reproduction, breeding, feeding, management and marketing of beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, poultry, sheep and swine, as well as the processing of animal products. You can focus on animal products, business, communications, science/pre-veterinary medicine, production management or bioscience/biotechnology.

Farm Service Agent
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Agricultural Technology Management

You will prepare for technical management positions in food and agricultural industries. Your focus may include food processing systems, soil and water management, power and machinery systems, electrical systems and electronics, environmental management or agricultural building systems.

Market Analyst
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Grain Merchandiser
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Feed Science and Management

You will learn about feed science and contemporary feed manufacturing technology, including automation of various processes, ingredient quality and processing, management concepts, animal nutrition, packaging and delivery of finished products, and feed additive uses. An option even exists in biofuels processing.

Milling Science and Management

You will learn about the total operations of flour milling and related areas and gain a broad background of scientific knowledge of the cereal-grain milling industries and grain products. Your options include management, engineering operations and chemistry.

Sales and Marketing Manager
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Communications and Journalism

You will learn to combine expertise in agricultural and environmental sciences with communications. Your specialties can include public relations, newspaper, magazine, radio- television, and advertising as well as a specific area of study in agriculture or environmental studies.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Agricultural Technology Management

You will prepare for technical management positions in food and agricultural industries. Your focus may include food processing systems, soil and water management, power and machinery systems, electrical systems and electronics, environmental management or agricultural building systems.

Agronomy

You will study soil, water, plant, environmental, genetic, range and weed sciences and their relationship to sustaining the world’s food supply, protecting the quality of the environment and conserving vital soil and water resources. You can specialize in soil and environmental science, business and industry, consulting and production, range management and plant science/biotechnology.

Animal Sciences and Industry

You will learn all about the animal industry including selection, reproduction, breeding, feeding, management and marketing of beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, poultry, sheep and swine, as well as the processing of animal products. You can focus on animal products, business, communications, science/pre-veterinary medicine, production management or bioscience/biotechnology.

Food Sciences and Industry

You will learn to blend your interests in the basic sciences with the development, manufacturing, evaluation, marketing and safety of food products. You can specialize in food business and operations or science. The science option is great for pre-medicine and pre-veterinary students.

Risk Management Specialist
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Entrepreneur
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Communications and Journalism

You will learn to combine expertise in agricultural and environmental sciences with communications. Your specialties can include public relations, newspaper, magazine, radio- television, and advertising as well as a specific area of study in agriculture or environmental studies.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Agricultural Education

You will prepare to teach agriculture or agricultural sciences in secondary and post-secondary schools. The broad curriculum and emphasis on people skills will prepare you for numerous other careers as well.

Agricultural Technology Management

You will prepare for technical management positions in food and agricultural industries. Your focus may include food processing systems, soil and water management, power and machinery systems, electrical systems and electronics, environmental management or agricultural building systems.

Agronomy

You will study soil, water, plant, environmental, genetic, range and weed sciences and their relationship to sustaining the world’s food supply, protecting the quality of the environment and conserving vital soil and water resources. You can specialize in soil and environmental science, business and industry, consulting and production, range management and plant science/biotechnology.

Animal Sciences and Industry

You will learn all about the animal industry including selection, reproduction, breeding, feeding, management and marketing of beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, poultry, sheep and swine, as well as the processing of animal products. You can focus on animal products, business, communications, science/pre-veterinary medicine, production management or bioscience/biotechnology.

Bakery Science and Management

You will study the commercial baking industry and related areas with courses in bakery and cereal science, milling, and flour and dough testing. You will develop and use your skills in chemistry, math and microbiology. Your options include production management and cereal chemistry.

Feed Science and Management

You will learn about feed science and contemporary feed manufacturing technology, including automation of various processes, ingredient quality and processing, management concepts, animal nutrition, packaging and delivery of finished products, and feed additive uses. An option even exists in biofuels processing.

Food Sciences and Industry

You will learn to blend your interests in the basic sciences with the development, manufacturing, evaluation, marketing and safety of food products. You can specialize in food business and operations or science. The science option is great for pre-medicine and pre-veterinary students.

Horticulture

You will apply the science and art of growing plants to intensive food production, aesthetic value or environmental improvement. Your option can be in golf course management, fruits/ vegetables, greenhouse and nursery management, landscape and turf management, landscape design, horticulture therapy, public horticulture, sports turf operations, and horticultural science.

Milling Science and Management

You will learn about the total operations of flour milling and related areas and gain a broad background of scientific knowledge of the cereal-grain milling industries and grain products. Your options include management, engineering operations and chemistry.

Park Management and Conservation

You will combine the study of natural sciences with communications, management and social sciences to gain an understanding of the social, political and managerial factors affecting the use of our recreational lands and waters. You will prepare to manage local, state and national parks or city parks and recreation departments with options in park management, interpretation, law enforcement, ranger, outdoor enterprise management and recreation business.

Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise Management

You will integrate management practices of wildlife, fisheries, natural resources, hotel/ restaurant operations and business with “in-the-field” outdoor skill experiences. You will be trained in professional operational management for hunting/shooting preserves and resorts, game bird production, fishing resorts and outdoor experience companies.

International Finance Specialist
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Bank Examiner
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Legislative Assistant
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Communications and Journalism

You will learn to combine expertise in agricultural and environmental sciences with communications. Your specialties can include public relations, newspaper, magazine, radio- television, and advertising as well as a specific area of study in agriculture or environmental studies.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Elected Representatives/Government Officials
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Communications and Journalism

You will learn to combine expertise in agricultural and environmental sciences with communications. Your specialties can include public relations, newspaper, magazine, radio- television, and advertising as well as a specific area of study in agriculture or environmental studies.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Agricultural Education

You will prepare to teach agriculture or agricultural sciences in secondary and post-secondary schools. The broad curriculum and emphasis on people skills will prepare you for numerous other careers as well.

Agricultural Technology Management

You will prepare for technical management positions in food and agricultural industries. Your focus may include food processing systems, soil and water management, power and machinery systems, electrical systems and electronics, environmental management or agricultural building systems.

Agronomy

You will study soil, water, plant, environmental, genetic, range and weed sciences and their relationship to sustaining the world’s food supply, protecting the quality of the environment and conserving vital soil and water resources. You can specialize in soil and environmental science, business and industry, consulting and production, range management and plant science/biotechnology.

Animal Sciences and Industry

You will learn all about the animal industry including selection, reproduction, breeding, feeding, management and marketing of beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, poultry, sheep and swine, as well as the processing of animal products. You can focus on animal products, business, communications, science/pre-veterinary medicine, production management or bioscience/biotechnology.

Bakery Science and Management

You will study the commercial baking industry and related areas with courses in bakery and cereal science, milling, and flour and dough testing. You will develop and use your skills in chemistry, math and microbiology. Your options include production management and cereal chemistry.

Feed Science and Management

You will learn about feed science and contemporary feed manufacturing technology, including automation of various processes, ingredient quality and processing, management concepts, animal nutrition, packaging and delivery of finished products, and feed additive uses. An option even exists in biofuels processing.

Food Sciences and Industry

You will learn to blend your interests in the basic sciences with the development, manufacturing, evaluation, marketing and safety of food products. You can specialize in food business and operations or science. The science option is great for pre-medicine and pre-veterinary students.

Horticulture

You will apply the science and art of growing plants to intensive food production, aesthetic value or environmental improvement. Your option can be in golf course management, fruits/ vegetables, greenhouse and nursery management, landscape and turf management, landscape design, horticulture therapy, public horticulture, sports turf operations, and horticultural science.

Milling Science and Management

You will learn about the total operations of flour milling and related areas and gain a broad background of scientific knowledge of the cereal-grain milling industries and grain products. Your options include management, engineering operations and chemistry.

Park Management and Conservation

You will combine the study of natural sciences with communications, management and social sciences to gain an understanding of the social, political and managerial factors affecting the use of our recreational lands and waters. You will prepare to manage local, state and national parks or city parks and recreation departments with options in park management, interpretation, law enforcement, ranger, outdoor enterprise management and recreation business.

Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise Management

You will integrate management practices of wildlife, fisheries, natural resources, hotel/ restaurant operations and business with “in-the-field” outdoor skill experiences. You will be trained in professional operational management for hunting/shooting preserves and resorts, game bird production, fishing resorts and outdoor experience companies.

Marketing Director
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Communications and Journalism

You will learn to combine expertise in agricultural and environmental sciences with communications. Your specialties can include public relations, newspaper, magazine, radio- television, and advertising as well as a specific area of study in agriculture or environmental studies.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Chief Executive Officer
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Communications and Journalism

You will learn to combine expertise in agricultural and environmental sciences with communications. Your specialties can include public relations, newspaper, magazine, radio- television, and advertising as well as a specific area of study in agriculture or environmental studies.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Agricultural Education

You will prepare to teach agriculture or agricultural sciences in secondary and post-secondary schools. The broad curriculum and emphasis on people skills will prepare you for numerous other careers as well.

Agricultural Technology Management

You will prepare for technical management positions in food and agricultural industries. Your focus may include food processing systems, soil and water management, power and machinery systems, electrical systems and electronics, environmental management or agricultural building systems.

Agronomy

You will study soil, water, plant, environmental, genetic, range and weed sciences and their relationship to sustaining the world’s food supply, protecting the quality of the environment and conserving vital soil and water resources. You can specialize in soil and environmental science, business and industry, consulting and production, range management and plant science/biotechnology.

Animal Sciences and Industry

You will learn all about the animal industry including selection, reproduction, breeding, feeding, management and marketing of beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, poultry, sheep and swine, as well as the processing of animal products. You can focus on animal products, business, communications, science/pre-veterinary medicine, production management or bioscience/biotechnology.

Bakery Science and Management

You will study the commercial baking industry and related areas with courses in bakery and cereal science, milling, and flour and dough testing. You will develop and use your skills in chemistry, math and microbiology. Your options include production management and cereal chemistry.

Feed Science and Management

You will learn about feed science and contemporary feed manufacturing technology, including automation of various processes, ingredient quality and processing, management concepts, animal nutrition, packaging and delivery of finished products, and feed additive uses. An option even exists in biofuels processing.

Food Sciences and Industry

You will learn to blend your interests in the basic sciences with the development, manufacturing, evaluation, marketing and safety of food products. You can specialize in food business and operations or science. The science option is great for pre-medicine and pre-veterinary students.

Horticulture

You will apply the science and art of growing plants to intensive food production, aesthetic value or environmental improvement. Your option can be in golf course management, fruits/ vegetables, greenhouse and nursery management, landscape and turf management, landscape design, horticulture therapy, public horticulture, sports turf operations, and horticultural science.

Milling Science and Management

You will learn about the total operations of flour milling and related areas and gain a broad background of scientific knowledge of the cereal-grain milling industries and grain products. Your options include management, engineering operations and chemistry.

Park Management and Conservation

You will combine the study of natural sciences with communications, management and social sciences to gain an understanding of the social, political and managerial factors affecting the use of our recreational lands and waters. You will prepare to manage local, state and national parks or city parks and recreation departments with options in park management, interpretation, law enforcement, ranger, outdoor enterprise management and recreation business.

Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise Management

You will integrate management practices of wildlife, fisheries, natural resources, hotel/ restaurant operations and business with “in-the-field” outdoor skill experiences. You will be trained in professional operational management for hunting/shooting preserves and resorts, game bird production, fishing resorts and outdoor experience companies.

Financial Officer
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Equipment Dealer
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

Agricultural Technology Management

You will prepare for technical management positions in food and agricultural industries. Your focus may include food processing systems, soil and water management, power and machinery systems, electrical systems and electronics, environmental management or agricultural building systems.

Attorney/Lawyer
Agribusiness

You will develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance as well as the relationship of agribusiness to the larger economy. You can even choose to major in international agribusiness or food industry economics.

Agricultural Communications and Journalism

You will learn to combine expertise in agricultural and environmental sciences with communications. Your specialties can include public relations, newspaper, magazine, radio- television, and advertising as well as a specific area of study in agriculture or environmental studies.

Agricultural Economics

You will study the effect of economic factors on agricultural and food industries. This can include consumer demand, marketing, agricultural finance, price analysis, commodity futures marketing, natural resource economics or agricultural policy. You can specialize in quantitative studies, business/farm management or the speciality option of your choice, such as pre-law, natural resources or pre-vet.

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