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Agricultural Business Online

Agricultural Business

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Explore the Agricultural Business Program

What’s better than agriculture experience or a savvy business mind? When they team up and the result is a super savvy agriculture business minded professional. The Agricultural Business program prepares the next workforce for the challenging ever-evolving agriculture industry by diving into business topics in sales, marketing, management, finance, information technology and production, all through the lens of agriculture. This degree covers it all and will get you going toward a local, regional, or global career.

Agricultural Business is a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree.

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Sarah Monson

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Assistant Dir. of Recruitment
Online Admissions | (218) 281-8569



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    Salary Range: $43,000 - $58,000
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    Earn A University of Minnesota degree
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    Ag Business Certificate
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    High demand for agricultural graduates

Major in the making of you


YOU have the power to make a difference.

Career Options

  • Farm and Ranch Management
  • Grain Merchandising
  • Extension Service
  • USDA Local Program Administration
  • Ag Lending Services
  • Agricultural Products and Services Sales

Agriculture Business Minor & Certificate

Check out the classes for a minor or certificate in Ag Business.


Agricultural Business


  • Flexible program to work within Agronomy, Agricultural Systems Management, Animal Science, Equine Science, Finance, Accounting, Management, Marketing or Communication.

  • Online degree that works around your schedule.

  • The program blends a strong base of agriculture, business, and general education courses while maximizing flexibility that allows students to choose electives to fit their career interests and expectations.

  • A wide array of challenging, satisfying, and rewarding careers await graduates as demand for trained personnel in agribusiness continues to outstrip the supply of qualified graduates. 

  • Clusters of employment opportunities include agricultural sales and marketing, agribusiness management, agribusiness finance, agribusiness information management, food marketing management, global agribusiness, and rural economic development.

  • Convenient for working adults and part-time students.

Are you ready?

We open the door for those who are ready. Ready to change their life, ready to achieve goals, and ready to make a difference in the lives around them. All brought to you in an online, flexible environment. With a University of Minnesota degree that will bring you to soaring new heights. And endless possibilities getting you ready for a career change, to start something new, or to start over -- whatever your reason is, take your next step with UMN Crookston! We're ready, are you?

Meet your future professors

  • Margot Rudstrom

  • Charles Lariviere


Student Stories

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    Student Story
    When Natalye Kobetsky, Grand Forks, N.D., transferred to the University of Minnesota Crookston, she planned to major in business management. And, she is, but the surprise came after visiting with friends and realizing she wanted to kobetskymajor in agriculture as well. So, Kobetsky added a major in agronomy and a minor in agricultural business to her major in business management.