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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Agricultural Systems Management

The Agricultural Systems Management major teaches students how to manage agricultural production and processing systems, including field production machinery, irrigation and drainage systems, processing equipment or commodity handling and storage facilities. Students completing this major earn the degree Bachelor of Science in Agriculture.  

Possible Career Options
Agricultural Specialist Equipment Dealer/Manager
Farmstead Designer Food Distributor
Grain Cooperative Manager Grain Merchandiser
Production Manager Seed Sales Manager
Classes and Curriculum

Students will begin with fundamental courses in managing agricultural production (machinery, building materials, electrical systems, irrigation and drainage, and business management) and then focus on modern technology (metal fabrications, engine and power transmission, precision agriculture, fluid power, and agricultural safety) to enhance the skills needed to fill a wide range of positions.

After Graduation
90.9% 0% 9.1%

* Numbers are based on responses from graduates at six months post-graduation date.

** Average Salary: $53,000

Getting Involved
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The Agricultural Systems Management Club

The club allows students to develop leadership skills, creates a sense of community for students in the ASM major, and provides members with opportunities for personal and professional growth through networking with other students and members of industry for the purpose of education and career placement.

LaShanda Coleman
Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
(614) 247-7681


Hannah Zimmerman
Coordinator of Prospective Student Services
(614) 247-6685