Program Overview

Utah State University's Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness program is designed to give students a view of the financing, marketing, and management of food production. Farming and livestock, food production, and human nutrition are all areas that relate to the area of agribusiness. This program is for students interested in the business of feeding the world. This field of business differs from other sectors, as government intervention plays a large role. This degree program aims to prepare students for dealing with the complexities in the management and production of agribusiness.

This program gives a firm foundation in business fundamentals, along with the specialization in agriculture and food production, allowing students to pursue careers in many areas. With this degree, students may pursue careers in stock and commodity brokerage, food marketing and sales, and commodities trading. The program may be ideal for those with an interest in production, finance, sales, and land management. It is possible for students pursuing this degree to earn a dual degree in Agribusiness and Agricultural Systems Technology. This allows for a more specialized education for students interested in the more technical side of the field. Those that enroll in the dual-major track take higher-level mathematics and theoretical economics courses. 

Completion of this program is contingent on satisfying the 120 credit hour requirement. This total is made up of a bulk of required courses and 12 credits of electives from the College of Agriculture. Possible courses include Managerial Economics, Firm Marketing and Price Analysis, and Math in Agricultural Resources and Regional Economics.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

    School Overview

    Utah State University, located on a suburban campus in Logan, Utah, is a land-grant and space-grant institution. USU was founded in 1888 as Utah’s agricultural college, which focused on agriculture, mechanic arts, and domestic arts. The main campus of USU is located in Logan, and regional campuses are located in Bingham City, Tooele and Uintah Basin. USU operates more than 20 distance education centers throughout Utah.

    The school offers programs in liberal arts, business, engineering, natural resource sciences, economics and elementary and secondary education. The academic programs at USU lead to bachelor's, master'sd and doctoral degrees and are housed in the following colleges: 

    • School of Graduate Studies
    • Caine College of the Arts
    • College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
    • College of Engineering
    • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
    • College of Science
    • Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services
    • Jon M. Huntsman School of Business
    • S.J. & Jessie E Quinney College of Natural Resources

    USU has a flexible distance education program that offers degrees and programs that can be completed entirely online from any location that has internet access. Associate, bachelors and masters degrees, certificates, professional education licensure, and professional education endorsements can be earned online.


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