Agricultural Operations at MSU IAT/Monroe County Community College
The following certificate program is available at Monroe County Community College
The Agricultural Operations program provides students with a solid background in plant and soil science, precision agriculture, water management, entomology, plant pathology and business management.
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About our partnership:
Michigan State University (MSU) and Monroe County Community College (MCCC) have partnered to offer regionally relevant agricultural training programs for careers in some of Michigan's highest demand industries. Students will benefit from dual enrollment at both institutions with all courses delivered in Monroe, Mich. on the campus of MCCC. All courses will be taught by approved MSU faculty including local industry professionals.
This partnership allows students to earn a certificate from the MSU Institute of Agricultural Technology (IAT) while working toward an associate degree from Monroe County Community College. Full-time students will be able to complete the associate degree and certificate in just two years and financial aid is available to help with tuition expenses at both schools.
By working together, MSU and Monroe County Community College are able to offer these specialized training programs for high-demand jobs close to home and at a lower overall cost. Graduates will be prepared for rewarding job opportunities in agriculture or transfer to continue their education.
Careers in Agriculture
Graduates of the program will find employment opportunities in:
- Equipment retail sales and service
- Farm operations
- Crop production management
- Crop service companies
- Crop Processing facilities