The Department of Agriculture at Illinois State University offers a wide range of academic programs.
Graduates find career opportunities in sales, finance, grain and more.
Agriculture Communication & Leadership
Combines a broad background in agriculture and elements of education and leadership.
Learn various aspects within the agricultural industry.
Emphasizes a broad knowledge of agricultural production, science, and agribusiness management.
Animal Industry Management
A good combination of coursework related to animal science and agricultural business.
Provides a strong science-based curriculum.
Crop and Soil Science
Emphasizes the scientific aspects of agronomy including improving plant production, quality, and profit.
Food Industry Management
Focusing on the Food Industry Management leads to a variety of opportunities within the food industry.
Horticulture and Landscape Management
Provides a variety of coursework related to horticultural management and business operations.
Prepares students for entry into schools or colleges of Veterinary Medicine.
Minor in Agriculture
Customize your coursework, taking classes on both diverse topics and specific areas.
Designed to advance students' knowledge of agribusiness management and the science of agricultural production.
Agriculture Education and Leadership
Designed to advance student's knowledge in the field of both formal and informal agricultural education.
Have an opportunity to focus on a variety of subjects.
Learn how we can help support your academic experience.
Department of Agriculture Tuition Waiver Policy
Department of Agriculture Opportunities
The Department of Agriculture offers four scholarships worth $500 each for agriculture students who are participating in our Study Abroad Programs in France or Argentina.Learn more about Study Abroad
Internships and Professional Practice
More than half of Agriculture students complete an internship during their time at Illinois State, providing them with an opportunity to apply classroom knowledge to real-world problems.Learn more about Internships and Professional Practice
The Department of Agriculture Career Fair is the perfect place to find an internship or full-time position.Learn more about Career Fair
Meet With Advisors
We encourage prospective students to visit campus, see our facilities, and meet with a representative from our department.
To arrange a meeting or for more information about our department, please contact our department advisor, Cori Malone.
Contact Graduate Coordinator Dr. Aslihan Spaulding to learn more about the program.
Visit Our Campus
Campus information sessions, which include a student-led walking tour of campus and a residence hall tour, are given Monday through Friday and on most Saturdays from August through May when classes are in session. Contact the Office of Admissions to make a reservation.
Contact the Graduate School to schedule a visit.