Minnesota farm

Agricultural Business Certificate

  • Delivery: 
    Fully Online
  • Cost: 
    $395.47 per credit
  • Total credits: 
    21
  • Credential: 
    Undergrad Certificate
  • Application deadlines: 
    July 23 for fall 2018; December 10 for spring 2019*
  • Campus: 
    Crookston
  • Department: 
    Admissions

The agricultural business certificate gives students a broad understanding of marketing techniques, livestock and grain commodities, financing, and economics of agriculture. This certificate provides students valuable information and skills regardless of whether they work in lending, consulting, sales, or run their own business. 

* Fall 2018 International Application − July 10, 2018; Spring 2019 International Application − November 19, 2018

Courses

Required

  • AGEC 2530 Professional Agriselling (3 cr)
  • AGEC 3540 Farm Business Management (3 cr)
  • AGEC 3640 Agricultural Finance and Valuation (3 cr)
  • AGEC 4740 Grain and Livestock Marketing (3 cr)
  • MKTG 3300 Principles of Marketing (3 cr)

Choose one of the following:

  • ACCT 2102 Principles of Accounting II (3 cr) 
  • AGEC 2310 Agribusiness Financial Records (3 cr)

Choose one of the following:

  • COMM 3008 Business Writing (3 cr)
  • COMM 3704 Business and Professional Speaking (3 cr)
  • MGMT 3210 Supervision and Leadership (3 cr)