Degree program at Bay College
Agricultural Operations is an innovative program that develops career ready graduates with a solid background in plant and soil science, precision agriculture, water management, plant pathology and business management.
Why Bay College?
The Agriculture program at Bay College develops knowledge through intensive, practical learning, becoming prepared for today's high technology agricultural operations. Bay College has partnered with Michigan State University to offer regionally relevant training programs for careers in some of Michigan's highest demand industries. Students will benefit from dual enrollment at both institutions with all courses delivered at the Escanaba campus. This partnership allows students to earn an associate degree from Bay College and a certificate from the Michigan State University Institute of Agricultural Technology (IAT). Full-time students will be able to complete the associate degree and certificate in just two years and financial aid is available through Michigan State University to help with the tuition expenses at both schools.
By working together, Bay College and Michigan State University are able to offer this program close to home and at a lower overall cost. Because of the partnership, students will need to apply to Bay College as well as the Michigan State University Institute of Agricultural Technology.APPLY TO BAY COLLEGE APPLY TO MSU INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY
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Beyond Bay College
Students interested in transferring to a four-year institution to obtain a bachelor's degree or higher may find opportunities in the following areas of study:
- Agriculture and Natural Resources
- Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education
- Agribusiness Management
Graduates in the Agriculture program will find employment in the following agriculture industries:
- Equipment Retail Sales and Service
- Farm Operations
- Crop Production Management
- Production Service Companies
- Crop Processing Facilities
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