The transfer majors in agriculture are designed to provide a broad education in the liberal arts with an emphasis on agronomy, animal science, agriculture business or agriculture education. These programs are for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution with a major related to agriculture.
Agriculture Business Transfer Major, AS
Agriculture Education Transfer Major, AA
Agriculture Education Transfer Major, AS
Agronomy Transfer Major, AS
Animal Science Transfer Major, AS
The Agribusiness Management program is a two-year input/supply business management program designed to offer the student an extensive knowledge base about how to serve production agriculture efficiently. The areas of human relations, sales, and business management are emphasized through hands-on coursework based on industry standards. This program offers four internship opportunities to provide real-world experiences and professional training.
Agribusiness Management, AAS
Agricultural Science, Diploma
Conservation and Environmental Science
The Conservation Transfer Pathway is for students seeking transfer to four-year programs with a conservation focus or for those seeking employment in the conservation and/or environmental field. The core of this program includes hands-on courses offered at Nahant Marsh Education Center in Davenport, IA, as well as employment and wilderness experience courses. Students will work alongside professionals in the fields and gain valuable experience to prepare them for a future career protecting our natural world. Students seeking to transfer will plan course selection carefully with their community college advisor and intended transfer institution to complete the requirements of an Associate of Science degree.
Environmental Science Pathway
Muscatine Community College’s Farm Management program is a comprehensive 2 year agricultural production program that includes professional training in the classroom and real world experiences. The areas of marketing, risk management, and financial management are emphasized.
The program has highly technical coursework based on industry standards. Professional organizations are included for developing technical skills and leadership. Area agricultural leaders serve as advisory committee members to guide the growth of the program.
Farm Management, AAS
Environmental, Health, and Safety
The Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) program provides students with relevant exposure and information to become key players within an organization. Areas of exploration within the program include environmental health, occupational safety, and compliance. An EHS professional’s primary purpose is to identify, evaluate, control, or eliminate hazardous exposure to people, property, or the environment. Students will learn how to comply with environmental and safety regulations, manage waste streams, and prevent and reduce accidents and health issues within the workplace. The entire degree and various certificates can be completed online.
Environmental, Health, and Safety, AAS
Environmental, Health, and Safety, Diploma
Environmental, Health, and Safety, Certificate
The Veterinary Technician program prepares students to enter the job market as assistants to veterinarians. New technologies in anesthesia, laboratory equipment, diagnostic testing, and medical treatment have vastly improved animal care. To prepare for these responsibilities, the vet tech program at MCC is designed to enable its graduates to perform a variety of functions necessary for the care of animals.
Veterinary Technician, AAS