Agriculture

Agriculture Program at MCCC

The agriculture program at Monroe County Community College provides students with a solid background in plant and soil science, precision agriculture, agriculture management, entomology, plant pathology and additional fundamentals of agriculture. 

Career Opportunities in Ag Operations

Graduates typically will find employment opportunities in:
• Crop and farm product processing facilities
• Crop production management
• Equipment retail sales and service
• Farm operations
• Production and agriculture service companies

Program and Transfer Information
Michigan State University and MCCC have partnered together to offer students an opportunity to earn a certificate in agricultural operations and an associate of applied science in agriculture. The certificate, awarded by MSU, will include 34 credits of agriculture-oriented courses through the Institute of Agricultural Technology, combined with a minimum of 26 additional credits from MCCC to total 60 credits.

The associate of applied science awarded by MCCC will include 34 credits offered by the MSU/Institute of Agricultural Technology plus 19-20 general education credits and a minimum of 6-7 elective credits from MCCC to equal 60 total credits.
Students wishing to work toward a bachelor’s degree may receive preferred transfer status at Michigan State University after earning the associate degree at MCCC.

Career Opportunities in Agribusiness

Graduates typically will find employment opportunities in:
• Agribusiness opportunities such as farm insurance, commodity marketing, farm supply businesses
• Crop and farm product processing facilities
• Crop production management
• Equipment retail sales and service
• Farm operations
• Production and agriculture service companies

Agriculture at MCCC Program and Transfer Information
Michigan State University and MCCC have partnered together to offer students an opportunity to earn a certificate in agricultural operations and an associate of applied science in agri-business. The certificate, awarded by MSU, will include 34 credits of agriculture-oriented courses through the Institute of Agricultural Technology, combined with a minimum of 28-29 additional credits from MCCC to total 62-63 credits.

The associate of applied science awarded by MCCC will include 34 credits offered by the MSU/Institute of Agricultural Technology plus 19-20 general education credits and a minimum of 9 elective credits from MCCC to equal 62-63 total credits.

Students wishing to work toward a bachelor’s degree may receive preferred transfer status at Michigan State University after earning the associate degree at MCCC.

For more information on either program option, please contact Andrew McCain, program coordinator, at 734.384.4155 or amccain@monroeccc.edu.

 

Agriculture Contact Information

Andrew McCain

Agriculture Program Coordinator
Phone Icon 734.384.4155
Building / Office IconCareer Technology Center Room T-121