Agriculture Technology

The programs in Agriculture Technology are highly specialized for those seeking technical employment in the agriculture industry. Students enrolled in our programs have access to a large greenhouse, fish hatchery, equestrian arena, computer lab, science lab and carpentry/construction shop.

Our mission is to provide students with the highest quality technical education that leads to careers in high demand sectors of the agriculture, aquaculture and animal professions.


 
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 Degree: AAS in Agriculture Technology Management

Associate of Applied Science Degrees:

AAS Agriculture Technology Management

The Agriculture Technology Management program prepares students for entrepreneurship, employment, or advancement in a variety of agricultural fields including horticulture, aquaculture and fisheries, and animal care and management.

 Certifications

Certification:

Animal Care & Management

The Animal Care and Management Certificate Program is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the pet and exotic animal industry including veterinary assistant, zookeeper, animal control officer, entrepreneur, pet store technician and boarding/grooming facilities management.

Canine Care and Handling

The Canine Care and Handling Certificate prepares students for entrepreneurship, employment or advancement in a variety of canine fields by developing student/canine handling skills, communication skills, health care and business operations knowledge. Students also complete the training requirements for the Therapy & Service Dog Team Skills Certificate which provides skills needed to take the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test and a therapy dog evaluation exam offered by evaluators from three national therapy team organizations.

Note: This certificate is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid. To explore other financial aid opportunities, please visit the YC Answer Center.

Equine Practioner

The Equine Practitioner certificate prepares students for entrepreneurship, employment, or advancement in a variety of equine fields including business/barn management, training, husbandry, grooming, sales, marketing and nutrition.

Production Horticulture

The Production Horticulture Certificate program is designed to prepare students for potential careers in the horticulture and greenhouse industry including grower, nursery technician, integrated pest management, greenhouse management and entrepreneur.

Therapy and Service Dog Team Skills

The Therapy and Service Dog Team Skills Certificate provides the student and canine with skills required for therapy dog team work and the canine behavior foundation skills for the student/canine team to continue on with advanced service dog training from third party providers. The student/canine team will also gain the skills needed to take the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test and the therapy dog evaluation exam offered by evaluators from three national therapy dog organizations.

Note: This certificate is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid. To explore other financial aid opportunities, please visit the YC Answer Center.