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.
|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
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.