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Gainful Employment Report
Agriculture / Agribusiness remains the number one industry in Minnesota. Opportunities in agriculture and ag-related businesses abound! In addition, the need for Agribusiness Educators is approaching a critical stage.
Our 2+2 Partnership with the University of Minnesota allows you to take two years of agribusiness training at SCC and transfer all your credits to a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural, Food and Environmental Education. The bottom line is that SCC students succeed and qualified graduates have dozens of job opportunities available to them upon completion of their training.
South Central College Agribusiness Department is dedicated to preparing college men and women for careers in agriculture. Agriculture is a diverse, challenging, exciting industry. It needs people who have a passion for the importance of the industry and are excited about the promising future it offers.
SCC Agribusiness Department serves approximately 100 students from across southern Minnesota. The teaching philosophy of the agribusiness faculty of SCC is an aggressive "hands-on-approach" to learning. A goal of the department is students first and for each student to have success in gaining employment At the 2004 National Agriculture Educators Convention, South Central College Agribusiness Program was named the National Region III "Outstanding Post Secondary Agriculture Program.”
South Central College offers training opportunities in several agricultural areas. They include the following degree and diploma programs.
- Agribusiness Production
- Agribusiness Service and Management
- Agribusiness Service Technician (farm diesel mechanics)
- Agribusiness Ag Chemical Applicator Technician
- Agricultural Education Technology 2+2
- Agribusiness Office Specialist/Manager
If you are passionate about agriculture and the future opportunities that the agricultural industry provides, South Central College looks forward to partnering with you to assist you in preparing for a career in the industry of agriculture.
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