Daytime Degree Programs: Agribusiness & Agriculture Education at University of Mount Olive

  • Are you interested in pursuing a degree in agriculture? University of Mount Olive is the only private college in North Carolina that offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in both Agribusiness and Agriculture Education. The Agribusiness program is designed to teach students about both the business and science of agriculture. This program prepares students for the exciting and limitless career possibilities in the expanding field of agriculture. The Agriculture Teacher Education concentration includes licensure for students seeking to teach agriculture. Students interested in careers with state or federal agriculture agencies, agribusinesses, or agricultural youth programs can choose the Agriculture Education Outreach and Development Concentration.

Why study Agribusiness and Agriculture Education at MOC?

  • Nestled in the heart of eastern North Carolina’s agriculture industry with small class sizes and highly qualified and caring faculty.
  • Students are offered the opportunity to become a member of a Collegiate FFA chapter. CFFA is a very active club on campus and participates in activities including team building, community service projects, social activities, conferences, competitions, and more!

The Agribusiness program is designed to teach students about both the business and science of agriculture. This program prepares students for the exciting and limitless career possibilities in the expanding field of agriculture. Career opportunities include:

  • Farming Enterprises
  • Agri-Entrepreneurship Enterprises
  • Agricultural Sales & Marketing
  • Food and Fiber Processing
  • Agricultural Consultants
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Logistics
  • Rural Development
  • Agricultural Lending

The Agriculture Teacher Education concentration includes licensure for students seeking to teach agriculture. Graduates are prepared to teach variety of subjects, including :

  • Horticulture
  • Animal Science
  • Agricultural Mechanics
  • Agricultural Production
  • Agriscience Applications
  • Agribusiness
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental and Natural Resources

Students interested in careers with state or federal agriculture agencies, agribusinesses, or agricultural youth programs can choose the Outreach and Development concentration. Career opportunities include:

  • NC Cooperative Extension
  • US Department of Agriculture
  • NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences
  • Crop Science Research Specialist
  • Crop Consultant

University of Mount Olive is a private college providing a Christian faith-based, values-centered education to promising students looking to transform their lives. Our beautiful 138-acre campus is located in the rural community of Mount Olive, North Carolina. Mount Olive is 60 miles southeast of the capital city of Raleigh, and 75 miles northwest of the coastal town of Wilmington.

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