Farm Management

Farm Management

Degrees and Certificates

Why Choose This Program

The Farm Management degree at SCTCC is designed to educate farm owners/operators and those about to go into the farming industry to meet and exceed both personal and business goals.

At SCTCC, we have designed our curriculum to be individualized toward the needs of each farm owner pursuing the program. Our faculty work one-on-one with you on your farm. There is no traditional classroom work for the Farm Management degree, but there are a few seminars and sessions at the SCTCC campus that are required for the program.

In our program, students will learn economic principles and agricultural practices used to make decisions about alternative ways of using land. We also teach our students, labor, capital, and management ability to make a profit in farming. 

The core of the program Farm Management curriculum consists of is learning a system of farm business record-keeping necessary for computerized farm business analysis. Our courses also include individual conferences with farmers and others concerned with a family-operated farm. 

At SCTCC, we understand that farming is often tied to the family business. We’ve designed our Farm Management program with instruction that is based on the economic, social, and cultural goals of the family and business unit. 

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2019 Placement Rate
2,167
Minnesota Farms participating in Farm Business Mgmt

From Degree to Career

In the SCTCC Farm Management program, we strive to equip every student with skills needed to be successful within the farming industry. Our students learn how to apply appropriate principles of financial concepts as it relates to personal entrepreneurship.

After graduation, students can implement principles of business planning concepts to their own business, exhibit professional characteristics, behaviors, and attitudes within the scope of production agriculture, and use appropriate technologies to facilitate effective communication as it relates to farming operations. Our students even learn how to complete assigned tasks and duties within the legal and ethical parameters expected within production agriculture. At SCTCC, we are committed to ensuring every student graduates prepared for any future challenge. 

A day in the life of an SCTCC Farm Management graduate consists of utilizing the above skills to create long lasting impacts on the farm. Not only will our students be able to better communicate with clients, but will also have more confidence within their work.

Quick Glance

  • Apply appropriate principles of financial concepts as it relates to personal entrepreneurship.
  • Implement principles of business planning concepts to own business.
  • Exhibit professional characteristics, behaviors, and attitudes within the scope of production agriculture.
  • Use appropriate technologies to facilitate effective communication as it relates to farming operations.
  • Complete assigned tasks and duties within the legal and ethical parameters expected within production agriculture.

 

The SCTCC Farm Management program has been accepted into AgCentric Center for Excellence

The goal of AgCentric is to develop and support excellence in agricultural, natural resources, and horticulture programs. The AgCentric Center for Excellence also works to create solidified and career pathways in partnership with academic institutions in the industry. 

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Are you ready to learn more about the Farm Management program and being a student at SCTCC? Contact our instructors directly or join us for a Business Info Session to meet with instructors and Admissions representatives to get started.

SCTCC Admissions

You can connect with our Admissions representatives many different ways.

Admissions is available on campus Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Paying for College

Students choose SCTCC for a lot of reasons, but saving money is one reason we hear from almost every student at SCTCC. We’ve got a breakdown of the costs for the program, along with information on financial aid and scholarships.

In addition to tuition and fees, students can expect to pay $325 for books, materials, and supplies.

Check out SCTCC Scholarships - apply once and be considered for all eligible scholarships.

Current Students

Current Farm Management students - this is your place for information.

If you have any questions about our program, contact us and we’ll answer any questions you have.  

Ken Thiesen
Phone: (320) 308-5925
Fax: (320) 308-5985 
Email: kthiesen@sctcc.edu