What is Agribusiness Management at WVU like?
This broad program allows you to develop expertise in an area that interests you while preparing you for a successful career immediately after graduating. You’ll be equipped to take on entry-level management positions or start your own enterprise in a variety of rural, land-based, agricultural and/or food-related businesses.
You can expect to find employment with agribusiness – including nursery and landscaping – firms or farms, financial institutions and state and federal agencies dealing with land use, food and agriculture.
Employment in these areas requires the essential components of this major: a broad educational background combined with knowledge of managing natural resource-based businesses.
By selecting appropriate coursework in consultation with your adviser, you can create your own area of expertise or follow course tracks for entrepreneurship, equine management, food science and technology, horticulture or livestock, as well as pursuing course work to prepare for graduate school.
At a Glance
- College/School:Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
- Division:School of Natural Resources
- Degree Designation:BS
- Degree Program:Resource Management
- Program website:Agribusiness Management