Business Administration: Agribusiness

Associate Degree Program | 68 Credits

South Dakota and other agriculture states across the nation are in search of managers who can effectively lead personnel, problem-solve today's issues as well as plan for future opportunities in South Dakota’s No. 1 industry. You can focus your coursework with an emphasis in Agribusiness through Southeast Technical Institute’s Business Administration program. 

Key business principles are taught along with soils and nutrition, crop science, economics, and animal science and nutrition. Other program emphasis includes: 

  • Decision-making 
  • Planning 
  • Organization 
  • Problem-solving 

The career outlook in business is strong. The Business Administration program at Southeast Technical Institute fine-tunes your skills in several key business areas: accounting, technology, management, marketing and communication. As a top agribusiness professional, you will have employment opportunities in ag lending, chemical sales, crop insurance, farm management, and data analytics.

Why Choose Southeast Tech?  

During your business coursework in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, you will learn from top industry professionals. Their immersive curriculum will help you build your skills to enter the market in a mid-level management position. This program is taught in a traditional classroom style with Fridays off. Your coursework also helps you: 

See the Big Picture: You will explore key ag business topics, such as: 

  • Crop production 
  • Global economics 
  • Animal behavior 
  • Soil types 
  • Ag terms 
  • Impact of current events

Think Critically: With the help of your STI faculty, you will learn to analyze and interpret ag data to make informed decisions. 

Gain Professionalism: As a management professional from Southeast Tech, you will exhibit ethical and professional behavior.

Explore classes   

Southeast Tech’s curriculum for Agribusiness includes classes in Principles of Marketing, Agriculture Marketing, Intro to Economics, Data Analytics for Agribusiness, Animal Nutrition, and Land and Resource Management. 

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Cost  

Costs for this program are calculated based on a charge of $248 per credit hour, plus applicable fees. 

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Faculty

Dennis Peters

Instructor
Business Administration
Mickelson Center 110G

Dana Wolff

Instructor
Business Administration
Mickelson Center 110D

Jean Rose

Instructor
Business Administration
Mickelson Center 110D

Stacy McManus

Instructor
Business Administration
Mickelson Center 110D

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If you’re interested in a business career, you might also be interested in these other programs at Southeast Tech: 

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