B.S. in Agricultural Technology Management
The Bachelor of Science in agricultural technology management degree consists of a common core of courses designed to build a solid technology foundation for five different career tracks — each of which can be customized to fit students’ career goals.
Focus is on the application of precision technology and components and practices to agriculture.
Focus is on the application of engineered systems and components to agricultural production and the manufacturing of machinery and equipment.
Animal and human health product manufacturing
Focus is on applying knowledge of biological systems and agriculture to
manage biomanufacturing operations.
Focus is on applying understanding of the water cycle and related technology and management tools to support sustainable water use and management.
Focus is on the business side of agricultural technology.
Key academic areas
Why agricultural technology management?
Make an impact
Graduates in agricultural technology management directs people, money, natural resources and technology. This specialty area prepares students to —
- apply basic principles of mathematics, science, technology, management
and economics to agricultural systems
- conduct experiments, and analyze and interpret data
- identify agricultural systems problems, locate information, and formulate
and implement solutions
- function within and contribute to multi-disciplinary teams
- understand professional and ethical responsibilities
- engage in life-long learning
Agricultural technology management graduates pursue careers as —
- ag and machinery market representatives
- crop consultants
- food processing plant managers
- precision ag consultants
- operations managers
- irrigation consultants
- grain terminal operation managers
- project engineer/managers
- pharmaceutical manufacturing engineers
Many internship opportunities are available for students to gain industry experience and develop professional relationships. The K-State Career Center, your advisor and faculty in the department will help you connect with employers and find out what’s available.
Career placement and salary data provided by the K-State Career Center. Career placement includes K-State College of Engineering graduates who are employed or enrolled in graduate or professional schools within six months of graduation.