Northeast Iowa Community College Logo

Ag. Business – Ag. Office Technician

Campus Location:


Program Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Award: Certificate


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.

Ag. Business – Ag. Office Technician

Admissions Requirements:

  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Complete ACT Compass® admission testing. Testing may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACCUPLACER® 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.

Ag. Business – Ag. Office Technician

Academic Requirements:

Minimum Credits: 21

View the printable Ed Plan.

Term 1
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
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

Ag. Business – Ag. Office Technician

Employment Information:

Iowa Workforce Development Estimated Salary (Statewide)

$20,007 - $ 27,786

Iowa Workforce Development Estimated Annual Openings (Statewide)


Ag. Business – Ag. Office Technician

Additional Information:

Related Student Organizations

Post Secondary Agriculture Students, Dairy Science Club, Rodeo Club

Program Facilities

Dairy Science Center
Dairy Science Center Cropland

Additional Resources

NICC AgriSciences Blog


Lenny Graves
Dean of Career and Technical Education
800.728.2256, ext. 240

Tad Mueller
Agriculture Business Instructor
866.474.4692, ext. 111