Agribusiness Science & Technology

Define your Agriculture Future

Whether you want to run your own agribusiness operation or help other agriculture producers become more successful, this program gives you the skills you need. Learn how to merge business and science to produce a product and make a profit. Through hands-on learning and on-the-job experience, you’ll gain skills in animal science and nutrition, integrated pest management, soil science, crop production and precision agriculture. You’ll be able to develop crop management, livestock management and business plans. You’ll also learn how to enhance your success through sales, marketing and business management. This program will open doors to a variety of agribusiness career pathways.

Since Lakeshore Technical College shares this program with Moraine Park Technical College students, classes are scheduled efficiently and to reduce student travel using the iFlex instructional mode (see description).  The schedule has a mix of in-person class days and online instruction.    

This program is also available 100% online within the iFlex instructional mode. 

Career Area
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Associate Degree
Program Number
  • Associate Degree
  • 4 Terms 
  • 60 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts August

Career Outlook

Agribusiness Science & Technology

Median Income: $51,807.00*


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Buy products and services for organizations.


Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, and supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, and financial and marketing activities.



*Lightcast/EMSI data is a hybrid dataset derived from official government sources such as the US Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Bureau of Labor Statistics. This salary data is from Lakeshore District, unless noted otherwise (i.e. Wind programs use State of WI.)


Work with Admissions Advisor to:

  • Submit Application
  • Complete the Student Success Questionnaire.
  • Schedule your First Time Program Counseling/Registration Session with your assigned program counselor to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.

*Submit transcripts and test scores (optional, highly recommended): College transcripts, along with high school transcripts and test scores from within the last five years, used for course registration. Official transcripts needed for transferring college credit(s) and for financial aid purposes.

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Designed to fit your life schedule, iFlex scheduling provides flexibility to attend courses through a blend of online and face-to-face, totally online, or flexing between these two modes on a weekly basis. Students will have identical learning components (assessments and lecture materials, whether sitting in the classroom, attending *synchronously through videoconferencing, or learning online). 

This iFlex program is scheduled efficiently and reduces student travel to campus, with a mix of in-person class days and online instruction.  Weekly in-person classes include group collaboration, projects, and on-site labs.  Weekly online lectures and assignments are delivered prior to the face-to-face class.  

*Students may participate in the weekly face-to-face classes synchronously using videoconferencing software; a minimum of 5 Mb as well as audio and visual computer capabilities are required.  

This program is available 100% online within the iFlex instructional mode.

Faculty Bios

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Megan Kulow

I have a passion for all things agriculture. Being an educator is a privilege. I am excited students choose our Ag programs so we can set them up for success! Lakeshore is surrounded by a large supportive community of farmers eager to have students tour their farms and get hands-on experience.

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Lyndsay Burmesch

As an educator, I look forward to guiding students towards their goals and developing a lifelong passion for learning. 

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