Agricultural Business Management

Associate of Applied Science Degree Agricultural Business Management

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What is Agricultural Business Management?

Students earning an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Agricultural Business Management study the latest in agricultural sales, commodity marketing, and credit and finance. Students also develop management and leadership skills essential in the agricultural industry. Students with an AAS degree in Agricultural Business Management from IVCC can find employment or self-employment in the agricultural input sector, production, or management professions.

Program Options

After successful completion of the AAS degree in Agricultural Business Management students can enter the workforce full-time or transfer with one of our articulation agreements to a university to earn a Bachelor’s degree in agriculture.

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Ag Loan Officer, Farm Manager, Seed Salesman, Crop Insurance, Ag Facility Manager, Grain Facilities Manager, Farmer, Livestock Producer, Animal Supplies Sales, Precision Ag Specialist

One-On-One Attention

Mentoring, Advising, Small class sizes and Dedicated instructors

Hands-On Experience

Agriculture Wet Lab, Greenhouse, Internship, Agriculture Mechanics Shop, College Farm and Field Trips


Tens of thousands of dollars are available through the IVCC Foundation and Financial Aid is available for those who qualify


The average salary for a career in Agricultural Business Management is between $25,000 - $65,000 with an industry average of $47,000.

Careers in Agricultural Business Management


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Careers in Agricultural Business Management

  • Real Estate Appraiser
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Educator
  • Operations Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Facility Manager
  • Consultant
  • Operator
  • Equipment Salesman
  • Production Supervisor
  • Animal Feed Dealer
  • Human Relations
  • Account Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Inventory Specialist
  • and many more...

Program Coordinators



Willard Mott

Agriculture Instructor and Program Co-Coordinator
Office:  J112E
(815) 224-0413

 Dr. Jennifer Timmers

Agriculture Instructor and Program CO-Coordinator
Office:  J111E
(815) 224-0495