Enjoy the outdoors, nature and hands-on experience? Eastern Kentucky University Agriculture may be the program for you. Agriculture accounts for about 20% of the US economy, and projections indicate there will not be enough agriculture graduates to meet the demand. A degree in agriculture will prepare you to help solve the world’s greatest problems surrounding food, energy and the environment.

Degree Concentrations

Master’s B.S. in Agriculture B.S. in Animal and Veterinary Science AAS in Technical Agriculture Minors Dept. Certificates
Agricultural and Operations Management Agribusiness Mgmt. Animal Science Agribusiness Mgmt. Agriculture Landscape Horticulture
Agriculture Engineering Technology Pre-Veterinary Medicine Agricultural Systems Management Fruit, Vegetable, Nursery and Greenhouse Production
Agronomy, Soils, and Natural Resources Greenhouse and Fruit/Vegetable Production Crops, Soils, and Resource Conservation
Livestock Management Landscape Horticulture Turfgrass Management
Fruit, Vegetable, Nursery and Greenhouse Production Turfgrass Management Companion Animal Management
Turfgrass and Landscape Livestock Management


Job Opportunities for Graduates:

  • Agriculture teacher
  • Farm manager
  • Food Technician
  • Agricultural engineer
  • Agricultural commissioner
  • Animal health technician
  • Entrepreneur/business owner
  • Greenhouse technician

Where are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Kentucky Farm Bureau
  • Neogen Corp.
  • Ag Finance
  • Kentucky school systems

Career Outlook

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Scholarship Opportunities

Students in the EKU Agriculture program are eligible to apply for the following scholarships:

  • Agriculture Alumni Scholarship
  • Dwight G. Barkley Scholarship
  • Bige Isaacs Memorial Scholarship
  • Charles C. Combs and Betty C. Combs Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Glenn W. Hayes Endowed Scholarship
  • Cecil B. and Hazel S. Clark Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Agriculture Department Farm Credit Freshman Scholarship
  • Madison County Home Tobacco Scholarship
  • Michael Judge Scholarship

Find more information and apply at EKU Agriculture Scholarships.


EKU Agriculture