Help feed the world while protecting the environment with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science, with a focus on Agronomy. The University of Central Missouri’s Agronomy degree emphasizes efforts to increase the production and supply of high-quality food, feed, fiber and biofuel — all while balancing and weighing environmental ramifications and impact.
An Agronomy major that brings together soil and plant sciences
Modern agriculture faces a host of challenges in the 21st century — from climate shifts and economic insecurity to trade wars and water scarcity.
Agronomy majors pursue answers for some of the most pressing questions facing agriculture today. Gain the tools and techniques in UCM’s Agronomy degree to succeed in academia, consulting, research and management careers in agronomy.
Flexible, in-person agronomy courses
Take Agronomy degree coursework at our Warrensburg campus as a full-time student and finish in just four years.
100% job placement rate, Class of ’19
Average class size of 20 students
High-tech labs for agriculture, agronomy
Gain theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in agriculture as an Agronomy major at the University of Central Missouri. Take Agronomy degree courses at our Warrensburg campus and our nearby university farms, where you’ll have a variety of opportunities to get hands on and prepare for jobs in agronomy.
For example, collect and identify weeds and insects, mix and spray agricultural chemicals and gather and analyze various soils. UCM’s bachelor’s degree program in Agronomy courses include:
As an Agronomy major at the University of Central Missouri, you’ll spend a lot of time in the field. There you’ll prepare for careers in agronomy by building a strong foundation of knowledge and skills in agriculture:
Part of a growing field, jobs in agronomy are in high demand throughout Missouri and the Midwest.
Expect to find Agronomy degree program graduates working in the private sector with chemical, fertilizer and seed companies. Our graduates also work with government agencies and other organizations as crop consultants, pesticide and fertilizer applicators, research associates or production managers.
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Your bachelor’s degree needs to be valuable and affordable. At the University of Central Missouri, we offer some of the most competitive tuition rates in the state and have been recognized as a top-ranked university for low student debt by LendEDU.
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