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Career Opportunities

The customized study in Agribusiness Economics combines exceptional classroom experiences with hands-on, experiential opportunities. This transforms a student's abilities and results in the student going exactly where he or she wants to go.

The specialized course of study results in employment in any or all facets of agribusiness economics.

Graduates are employed to provide vital services and supplies in agribusinesses. Some market, process, sell and distribute farm-produced goods. Others become active in the areas of finance, marketing and sales. And many work for government agencies to design and administer programs and policies affecting food production, pricing and land or water use.