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Major: Agricultural Production Operations


Agricultural production operations programs focus on the general planning, economics, labor, and capital to produce plant and animal products.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Agricultural Production Operations, General
  • Agricultural Production Operations, Other
  • Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
  • Aquaculture
  • Crop Production
  • Dairy Husbandry and Production
  • Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
  • Viticulture and Enology


Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2017-2018 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Award of less than 1 academic year, 3 graduates

Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years, 6 graduates

Associates degree, 15 graduates

Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years, 22 graduates

Bachelor degree*, 5 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.


Careers You Qualify For With This Major


Schools That Offer This Major

Central Lakes College - Online Brainerd
Central Lakes College - Staples Staples
Minnesota State College Southeast - Online Red Wing
Minnesota State College Southeast - Winona Winona
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Pipestone Pipestone
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Worthington Worthington
Ridgewater College - Hutchinson Hutchinson
Ridgewater College - Online Hutchinson
Ridgewater College - Willmar Willmar
South Central College - North Mankato North Mankato


Related Majors


College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.


Read more about our data.