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Agribusiness Management

administrative contact

Barry Stephens
Resource Management
phone: 304-293-5396

program contact

Alan Collins
phone: 304-293-5486

Program Details

Program Description

The Agribusiness Management program focuses on agribusiness and business development in nonmetropolitan regions. Businesses in these regions tend to be smaller and more self-sufficient, which creates special challenges and opportunities. The program offers training in the use of accounting, marketing, finance, management, agricultural law, economics and computer applications that allow students to successfully manage businesses for others or to manage their own businesses.

This program combines knowledge of business management and agricultural systems with an understanding of how the market economy works and the appropriate role of government regulation. Growth and production in the economy are examined in the context of natural resource conservation and agribusiness management.

Career Profile

There is high demand for graduates. Graduates may find employment with agricultural cooperatives, agricultural supply firms, banks, family farms, and other entrepreneurial ventures.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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