Agribusiness refers to the businesses collectively associated with the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural products. This industry accounts for nearly one-fifth of the U.S. gross national product and employs close to a quarter of the U.S. labor force. There is a continuing strong demand by agribusiness firms for more and better employees trained in both management and the agricultural sciences.
The Agribusiness Program at Morehead State University is an option of the area of concentration in agricultural sciences. Agriculture core courses are provided as the framework for the degree with ancillary courses in accounting, management, finance and marketing. It is a diverse agricultural program providing hands-on opportunities in various animal and plant laboratories with a significant contribution of business courses offered in the College of Business and Public Affairs.
Morehead State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Students graduating with a BS in Agricultural Sciences, Agribusiness Option pursue employment opportunities in agricultural business and finance, farm management, commodity brokerage and merchandising, and with governmental agencies.
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