60 Credits    DIP 3118/2101  Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Degree Description

The Farm Business Management program is designed for those actively engaged in the operation and management of a farm business. The purpose of the program is to develop the manager’s ability to organize resources in order to meet business and family goals. Management is the utilization of resources to maximize the return to the scarcest resource which is a continuous decision-making process. The program emphasizes goal setting, the identification of resources, records management, business analysis and interpretation.

This program is eligible for state grant funding only.

Campuses: Faribault and North Mankato
Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters

Estimate for 60 credit program

Tuition is paid on a semester by semester basis and will vary depending on the courses and total credits you take.

Tuition and Fees: $12,302
Tools and Equipment: $ n/a
Total Estimated Cost: $12,302 *

Compare the costs and you'll see that tuition at South Central College is much more affordable than other institutions.

*Based on 2023-2024 tuition and fees rates. Does not include extra expenses for online delivery, course fees, or course differental. Books, transportation, and living expenses also not included.

The course requirements listed below are specific to the current school year (noted above). If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (12 Courses)

Complete the following courses:

Technical Electives (6 Credits)

Complete 6 credits from the following courses:

Required Arts and Sciences (6 Credits)

To complete the Diploma, students must complete 6 MnTC credits from 2 of the 10 MnTC goal areas. Courses must be selected in consultation with advisor/faculty.

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.