Join America’s largest employer: agriculture. The Agribusiness Technology program is designed to prepare individuals for a career in the Agricultural Business segment of the agriculture industry. It is our goal to teach the skills and instill the values needed for you to become a valuable resource in that industry.
Work-Based Learning is required so that you are not only able to gain work experience and connect with industry leaders for future career opportunities, but are also able to “earn while you learn.”
Ready to grow your future?
10 – 15
Excellent local employment opportunities.
Opportunity to transfer to the University of Mount Olive to complete a Bachelors of Science in Agricultural Production Systems. Check out more details (PDF).
Employment: Graduates are prepared to enter the industry as salespersons, supervisors, managers, marketing specialists, research technicians, lab technicians, or even the owner/operator of their own agriculture business.
Salary: Salaries for entry-level positions range from $25,000 to $32,000, based on information from North Carolina employers, and will vary regionally throughout the state.
Tuition for students taking fewer than 16 semester hours is $76.00 per semester hour for in-state students and $268.00 per semester hour for out-of-state students. Students enrolled for six or more semester hours credit will be charged a $30 student activity fee and a $16 technology fee; those enrolled for less than six semester hours will be charged a $15 student activity fee and an $8 technology fee. No student activity will be charged during the Summer Term.
Department Chair, Agriculture and Natural Resources