Southwest Kansas businesses are often built on agriculture, and now you can study Agribusiness, or the business aspects of agriculture, at Garden City Community College. This certification is great for individuals who already have experience in the field and are interested in obtaining a certification to provide documentation of their knowledge, professionalism, and skills in the industry. Your study in courses such as agriculture economics, farm management, agriculture marketing and futures, agriculture internship, and agriculture food business management will further supplement the experiences you have already gained throughout your career.
If you don't have agriculture experience yet, an Agribusiness Certificate is a great way to get into the field and learn about various industries including Feedlot Technology, Agricultural Mechanics, Meat Animal Evaluation, Production Agriculture, and Sales and Services. To further your knowledge, an agriculture internship is suggested as part of the certification. This program consists of supervised work experience in an agricultural operation. You may choose the areas of greatest interest or specialization for your internship experience.
Complete an Agribusiness certificate alongside up to 15 other students in each class, while also enjoying the opportunity to connect individually with your instructor.
Scholarships are available for students interested in the Agribusiness field. Visit the Financial Aid page for more information about funding your education at GCCC.
Your Agribusiness certification advising will come directly from the agriculture faculty at GCCC who will also serve as instructors for your coursework, so you can be certain that you are getting individualized attention both in the classroom and during the advisement process.