NC State grad working as agriculture economist.


A promising industry. A variety of options.

Abundant Opportunity

The abundant job opportunities in the field of agribusiness 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, well-positioning our students 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.

Read Josh's Story

What You Can Do

Pursuing a degree in agribusiness management places you in the business of improving lives — by putting economics into action, you become a problem solver for producers, consumers and the environment. 

Whether you work with an agribusiness company or pursue a policy, government or compliance position, the job opportunities are endless.

Look to Lead

Whether they're passionate about teaching, research or Extension, our graduates consistently earn placement as professors in top 10 land-grant universities.

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

That’s about 1 out of every 6 jobs.

CALS Career Services can help launch your career