Careers in Agriculture

Upon graduation, many of our graduates have established professions as:

  • Agricultural Communication Specialists
  • Agricultural Economists
  • Community College Instructors
  • Environmental Quality Consultants
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Extension Specialist
  • High School Agriscience Educators
  • International Trade Specialists
  • Lawyers
  • Marketing Financial Analysts
  • Middle School Agriscience Educators
  • Officers in the United States Army and Coast Guard
  • Price Analysts
  • Rural and Urban Policy Analysts
  • Social Policy Analysts
  • University Professors
  • Youth Development Specialists

Those hiring our graduates include:

  • Cooperative Extension Service
  • K-12 Public School Systems
  • North Carolina Department of Agriculture

Graduates are also hired by private industries such as:

  • American Express
  • Andersen Consulting
  • Cargill
  • Con-Agra
  • Dow AgroSciences
  • DuPont
  • Farm Bureau
  • John Deere
  • Kraft
  • Lilly & Company
  • Monsanto
  • Oscar Myer
  • Southern Sates
  • Syngenta
  • Tractor Supply
  • US Borax
  • Wells Fargo
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Other Federal and State Agencies

Our students have pursued master's and doctoral degrees in Agricultural Education and Agricultural Economics at Iowa State University, Michigan State University, North Carolina State University, Pennsylvania State University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and other prestigious universities. Several of our students have gone to law school where they specialized in agricultural issues.