Founded in 1894, the Institute of Agricultural Technology delivers innovative, educational programs that develop career-ready graduates through intensive, practical learning and skill enhancement in agricultural, environmental, and applied technologies. 

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IAT-badge-graphicGain career-ready skills through hands-on training and professional experience in the Institute of Agricultural Technology. Certificate programs are offered on the campus of Michigan State University, East Lansing and in partnership with several Michigan community colleges.

Check out the individual program videos at the MSU IAT YouTube Channel!

FFA Degree Completers earn general elective credits at Michigan State University.


Deadline to submit application

Deadline for admits to submit deposit

First day of classes

Spring 2024

December 8, 2023

January 3, 2024

January 8, 2024

Fall 2024

August 15, 2024

August 21, 2023

August 26, 2024

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  • Sep 26

    MSU In-Person Agriculture & Food Industry Fair 2023

    September 26, 2023 3:00PM – 6:00PM Spartan Stadium Office Tower 4th floor, 535 Chestnut Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

    MSU will host an in-person career fair for agriculture and food industry on Sept. 26, 2023.

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