Comprehensive two-year agricultural production program.
Professional training - classroom and real world experiences.
Highly technical coursework based on industry standards.
Marketing - Risk Management - Financial Management; these are emphasized and critical
to farm business success.
Professional organizations for developing technical skills and leadership.
Agricultural leaders serve as advisory committee members to guide the program.
Associate in Applied Science - Farm Management
Fewer jobs are expected for farmers and ranchers than in the past; better prospects
are expected for wage and salary agricultural managers. In contrast, agricultural
managers are projected to gain jobs, growing by about six percent. Full-time, salaried
agricultural managers have median weekly earnings of $775. The middle half earned
between $570 and $1,269 per week. The lowest paid 10 percent earned less than $358,
and the highest paid 10 percent earned more than $1,735 per week.
Career placement for graduates seeking meaningful employment is 100 percent. Starting
salaries and wages are competitive to other industries and many career options include
benefits packages. Our graduates compete for the same career opportunities that graduates
from universities apply for.
Earn your way through school. MCC offers a debt free degree.
Work experience for each semester.
High tech or low tech, you choose the location and the business as long as it will
help you reach your career goals.
$18,000 is the average income for our students on the job.
2,000 hours of documented, real world work experience is the average for each graduate.
Learn to apply classroom information to the real world of production agriculture.
Eastern Iowa Agriculture Learning Cooperative
These are schools that currently partner with MCC Ag in the form of articulation,
dual credit courses or both.