Ultimately, every college student wants to obtain a degree. But at Morehead State University, the environment in which you earn your degree is what makes the difference. We offer you a regional college atmosphere with a land-grant quality education. Our faculty strives to maintain small class sizes, creating an intense hands-on learning environment.
In the Department of Agriculture, we believe that the fewer boundaries between you and your professors, the better. We create an environment where interaction between you and your professors happens easily, effortlessly. Faculty know you by name. With a 17:1 student to faculty ratio, you'll get the focused attention you deserve from instructors and a University dedicated to your success.
A degree in Agricultural Sciences offers you more career options than you might expect. At Morehead State we offer several options within the Department of Agricultural Sciences in which you can choose. These options include:
If there is one profession where it's important to "get your hands dirty" its Agriculture. You learn by doing. That is why our extensive program allows you to acquire both the knowledge and practical skills that are vital for success after graduation. As a student, you have opportunities for hands-on experiences in the following areas:
You can even earn college credit for internships or working in an Ag-related field via cooperative education.
There is a lot to do here in MSU's Agriculture Department. You can get involved in so many ways it's hard not to be active. We offer more than 100 student organizations campus wide and some specifically geared towards Agricultural Sciences students include:
Our 325 acre farm, called the Derrickson Agricultural Complex, houses 24 students year-round and is home to a state-of-the-art Equine Health Education Center. The facility also includes Richardson indoor riding and livestock arena which seats 2000. The facilities also include an outdoor riding arena, small animal hospital and kennel facilities and house the sheep, cattle and swine units.
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