Department of Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Agriscience Education

Agribusiness is the largest industry in North Carolina, and a leading source of employment opportunities across the United States. Our graduates find careers in education, multinational corporations, small businesses, and government agencies, such as the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Graduates from our programs are readily recruited, and find good paying jobs with opportunities for advancement.

The Department of Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Agriscience Education provides opportunities for individuals from diverse backgrounds to achieve excellence through intellectual and technological advancements in agricultural education, agribusiness, agricultural economics and rural sociology that cultivate and enhance their potential for global leadership, productivity and competitiveness.

We offer the following undergraduate and graduate degree programs:

Please contact us to arrange a tour of our facilities, and to ask us how these degrees can fit your career goals.

Dr. Kenrett Jefferson


Kenrett Jefferson-Moore, Ph.D.

Professor and Interim Chairperson
Department of Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Agriscience Education
Room 145 Carver Hall
North Carolina A&T State University
Greensboro, NC 27411
(336) 334-7943 / (336) 285-4829
jykenret@ncat.edu

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