B.S. in Agricultural Technology Management

Program overview

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.

Degree options

Precision agriculture
Focus is on the application of precision technology and components and practices to agriculture.

Production 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.

Water management
Focus is on applying understanding of the water cycle and related technology and management tools to support sustainable water use and management.

Agribusiness management
Focus is on the business side of agricultural technology.

Key academic areas

Academic areas graphic for agricultural technology management

Why agricultural technology management?

Hear why K-State students chose to study 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

Career opportunities

Agricultural technology management graduates pursue careers as —

  • ag and machinery market representative
  • crop consultant
  • veterinarian
  • food processing plant manager
  • precision ag consultant
  • operations manager
  • irrigation consultant
  • grain terminal operation manager
  • project engineer/manager
  • pharmaceutical manufacturing engineer

Internships

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.