Agribusiness Management

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree


Take this degree and manage agriculture businesses and sales. Use your knowledge in business and economics to craft strategies for producing and marketing food and agricultural products. At EICC, you get the Ag and the business education you need to thrive in this growing field.

What You Learn in Agribusiness Management

Dive into the science of animal nutrition and feed. Learn about seed, fertilizer, and crop protection. At the same time, study agricultural business and management. You are challenged to explore all of the career possibilities and given that opportunity, too. Enjoy four paid internships.

What Can I do With an Agribusiness Management Degree? 

Work in a variety of roles. Manage an agricultural business, support sales and equipment. Work in Ag finance, marketing, production, or distribution. Sign on with a government agency, such as the Department of Agriculture, or with private companies in the food and Ag industry. Or, be an entrepreneur. Launch your own farming operation or food processing company. 

A Solid Foundation


In the mix


Study crop and livestock science. Learn about recent biotechnological advances.

Intro to Ag Business

Economics of Ag

Intro to Ag Business

Learn basic economic concepts for organizing, operating, and managing an Ag business.

Advanced Animal Science

The how & why

Advanced Animal Science

Get to know the best practices of managing livestock. Learn how to advise producers.

Intro to Ag Sales

Close the deal

Intro to Ag Sales

Learn marketing and sales strategies. Study customer buying behaviors.

Ag instructor Julia Dieckman in Kenya
“It’s exciting; from teaching people in Kenya to teaching students the right things to do, there are no limits to who we’re willing to educate. Personally, it’s been fun for me to learn from different perspectives.”
Julia Dieckman, Agriculture Instructor
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Agriculture Scholarship

Enroll full-time in one of our Agriculture AAS programs and get an automatic $2,000 scholarship. No need to apply; just watch it come off your tuition bill. Really. The Muscatine Community College Foundation is generously donating up to $50,000 to award to Ag students in the 2024-25 academic year. Be one of 25 students to get the scholarship and a great education, too.

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Get Paid to Learn

Our Agriculture programs take hands-on learning to the next level with four paid internships built into your education. On average, EICC Ag students earn $18,000 and rack up 2,000 hours of work experience before graduation. If you look at it that way, you are getting paid to learn.

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Ag Scholarships Available

Enroll in one of our agriculture programs, then apply for scholarships awarded by EICC foundations, FFA, Growmark, and more. Our goal is for you to achieve yours, and scholarships can help.

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Knock knock. Live here.

MCC offers housing scholarships for students in our Ag programs. Apply now. These campus apartments are a great place to live and learn. Choose a single room or get a roommate and share a two-room suite. Either way, you have plenty of room to kick back and relax with friends. Grab a book and a seat on your couch.

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Join the National Professional Agricultural Student Organization (PAS). Competitive style learning and real-life application help you become a skilled professional prepared to work in all areas of agriculture. It is also a student-led organization, so you can build your leadership skills, too.


Livestock Evaluation Team

Here's a unique opportunity to expand your skills. Join EICC's new Livestock Evaluation team! Travel with teammates to livestock shows and events. Gain hands-on experience in animal science and network with industry experts. Join now! Contact Ag Instructor Julia Dieckman.

Call Julia at 563-288-6018
Email Julia at
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Start in High School

Get a jump on your career while you are in high school. Through our Career Academies, complete a semester to a full year of courses. It's free and cuts down on the time you spend completing your EICC degree, often in half. Save time and money, and launch your career sooner.


Your Degree = Success

Complete your education in two years. Qualify for better jobs. Earn a higher salary. Enjoy a better quality of life. The benefits of an associate's degree are impressive and wide-ranging.

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Agribusiness Management: Locations

Muscatine Community College

152 Colorado St.
Muscatine, IA 52761
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