The Agriculture pathway is designed for those interested in a career or a transfer pathway degree in animal science, biotechnology, plant science, agriculture business, agriculture education, and other agriculture based programs
Today’s students know that agricultural science involves more than farming. The future of the planet is dependent upon the wise use of its resources. Central Arizona College agriculture students participate in a wide variety of hands-on courses designed to launch careers in biotechnology, agribusiness, genetics, banking, real estate, conservation, education, environmental protection and more. Students learn in the classroom and off campus at the local farms, dairies, agri-businesses and ranches of Arizona’s Pinal County.
The mission of agricultural education at Central Arizona College is to provide a total educational pathway with educational experiences in and about agriculture. Degrees and Certificates include:
- Agriculture Associate of Arts
- Agriculture Associate of Science
- Agriculture Associate of Applied Science
- Agriculture General Certificate
- Agriculture Business Certificate
- Equine Management & Training AAS & Certificate
Career and Transfer Resources
Central Arizona College’s agriculture courses, certificates and degrees are designed to prepare graduates for successful agricultural careers. According to AgCareers.com, jobs in the agriculture industry are on the rise, nearly 58,000 jobs were posted in 2016. Over the next 2 years 65% of American agricultural companies expect their workforce to rise.
Many students who start their college career at Central Arizona College plan to continue on for a bachelor’s degree.
If you plan to transfer, our Transfer Center has many resources to help you make the most of your time at CAC and plan for a smooth and successful transfer.
The Career Center is where students can find up-to-date resources in career assessment, resume development, interview preparation, and internships and more.