In this major students learn about the nation’s growing agribusiness sector and its contributions to the agriculture and natural resources industries. Students gain core business knowledge and a strong understanding of the unique institutional and managerial challenges facing agribusiness firms. By integrating business management principles with applied technical knowledge, we help students develop practical decision-making skills to address challenges facing agribusiness firms in the production, processing and distribution of food and fiber in Texas, the nation and the world. In the agribusiness degree program, our students take selected coursework in Mays Business School.
Texas A&M University is ranked No. 1 in Texas and No. 7 nationally among the best schools for agricultural business majors.
We’re committed to providing students opportunities to get a well-rounded education that prepares them to become leaders in their professions and in their communities. That means a focus on service as well as academics, and experience tackling real-world problems alongside some of the world’s top professors.
- Degree: B.S. Agribusiness
- Credit Hours: 120 total credit hours
The breadth and depth of training you receive will prepare you to find employment with competitive agribusiness companies and with firms outside of the agriculture sector. Recent companies that have hired our graduates include HEB, Sysco, Bayer Crop Science, Helena Agri-Enterprises, Nutrien Ag Solutions, Victory Shares Dividend Associates Deloitte. You can also explore other careers in this major through the Texas A&M Career Center.
|Job Title||Description||Average Salary|
|Sales Representative||Generate leads, qualify prospects and build relationships by recommending agronomic solutions and selling value added products.||$75,000|
|Loan Specialist||Work with clients to prepare their application for a loan, compile, organize and review financial documents.||$45,000|
|Marketing Analyst||Monitor and forecast marketing and sales trends in a particular industry. |
Conduct research and collect data relating to consumer preference, buying behavior or performance on a good or service.
|Grain Merchandiser||Purchase and sell grain as a commodity, often working as a third party to coordinate logistics involved with buying direct from producers to sell direct to exporters, processors end users or other merchandisers.||$55,000|
|Production Associate||Participate in warehouse and field operations such as planting, detasseling, field inspections, mapping, harvest, packaging and distribution.||$50,000|
We create leaders in sales and business
From business plans to posters and pitches, future entrepreneurs and business leaders display their real-world potential of their education every year at the Entrepreneurial Dreams Symposium.