Ag. Business – Ag. Office Technician

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Ag. Business – Ag. Office Technician

Subject Area: Agriculture and Animal Sciences

Award: Certificate

Minimum Credits: 21

Location: Calmar

Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Contact email: muellert@nicc.edu

Description

This certificate prepares graduates to enter the workforce with skills in office procedures, agriculture marketing and computers. Students learn how to efficiently manage an agriculture office in a production or business operation. The program is designed to enhance and advance individuals in office management in an agriculture career.

Admissions Requirements
  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Complete ACCUPLACER® admission testing. Testing may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACT Compass® or ALEKS® test scores. Scores are valid for three years.
  3. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
Academic Requirements

View the printable Ed Plan.

Term 1
CourseTitleCredits
ADM:105 Intro to Keyboarding OR 1.0
ADM:116 Keyboarding II OR 3.0
ADM:162 Office Procedures 3.0
CIS:197 Fundamentals of Web Design 3.0
GIS:111 Intro to Geographical Info Systems 3.0
  Accounting Elective 3.0

 

Term 2
CourseTitleCredits
ADM:181 Records and Database Management 3.0
AGA:157 Soil Fertility 1.0
AGB:235 Intro to Agriculture Markets 3.0
AGB:333 Applied Farm Financial Management OR 2.0
AGS:326 Applied Ration Balancing and Feeding 2.0
AGB:436 Grain Merchandising 2.0
Employment Information

With an annual income range of $18,075 - $37,793 and a projected growth of 9.65%, the career outlook for Agriculture Business - Ag. Office Technician graduates is growing.

Source: Institutional Effectiveness; Salary range represents 10th-90th percentile earnings for related occupations in the NICC district.

Additional Information

Related Student Organizations

Post Secondary Agriculture Students, Dairy Science Club

Program Facilities

Dairy Science Center
Dairy Science Center Cropland

Additional Resources

NICC AgriSciences Blog

Contacts

Lenny Graves
Dean of Career and Technical Education
800.728.2256, ext. 240
gravesl@nicc.edu

Tad Mueller
Agriculture Business Instructor
866.474.4692, ext. 111
muellert@nicc.edu