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A promising industry. A variety of options.

Abundant Opportunity

The abundant job opportunities in the fields of agribusiness and economics are diverse and rewarding. Whether you are pursuing a career in agricultural business management, working toward an academic position, or interested in starting a business, we help you prepare your path to prosperity. 

As a student-focused program, we offer value-added services to ensure our graduates earn more than a degree. We help you build intentional industry relationships through job shadowing programs, internships, and career exploration tours so you’re prepared to enter the workforce and succeed.

Snack Entrepreneur Makes Good

Just two months after graduation, Josh Monahan saw the company he founded in his junior year, 1 in 6 Snacks, celebrate its 200th customer. Along with his new degree in agribusiness management, Monahan’s hard work has led to a new storefront on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh.

Josh Monahan standing in front of shelves of chip bags
Our students earn offers for diverse positions in the agricultural and life sciences industries, including agricultural managers, marketing representatives and bankers.

633,000 jobs are supported by agriculture in North Carolina.

That’s about 1 out of every 6 jobs.