Here in the Midwest, agriculture is the base of the economy. Having knowledge of the business side can help you make the most out of farming the land. Learn the ins and outs of creating a successful farming operation, while also building a solid knowledge of business that can help you in any career path. You’ll learn terminology and lingo, how to negotiate with other business people, and about companies such as seed and chemical organizations that support the agricultural business. What’s more, Wayne State is the perfect location for earning an agribusiness degree, set right in the heart of Nebraska’s farm country.
Percent of recent WSC graduates employed or in graduate school
based on the most recent graduate survey
Degrees offered: B.A., B.S.
For concentration: 48 (21 hours of agricultural coursework completed at an appropriate college or university approved by the student's advisor(s))
General education: 41
To graduate from WSC: 120
School: Business and Technology
Department: Business and Economics
Accreditation: International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
Our Focus is Results
Wayne State has the keys to your success and offers just what you need to become well prepared for the real world.
- Financial function within a business
- Business management and leadership
- Managerial accounting
- Legal and ethical standards of business
- Principles of marketing
- Presentation and public speaking
- Oral and written communication
- Computer literacy and competency
- Organization and time management
- Agronomy sales and service
- Farm management
- Farm product marketing
- Agricultural economist
- Agricultural finance specialist
- Agricultural policy analyst
- Market advisor
- Commodity trader
- Insurance underwriter
- Grain and livestock manager
- Farms and ranches
- Agriculture companies
- Farm equipment manufacturers
- Chemical and seed companies
- Farm product companies
- Government agencies (USDA)
- Financial consulting firms
- Insurance companies
- Non-profit organizations
Learn from the Best
Our faculty are accomplished, with 85% of our full-time faculty having the highest degree in their field. Several are highly regarded as experts and have been recognized with notable honors and awards. And with a low student-to-faculty ratio, you’ll be sure to receive an excellent education in a personalized setting with a friendly atmosphere.
Outside the Classroom
At Wayne State College, you’ll have opportunities to enhance your education by participating in clubs, organizations, internships, and more.
Clubs and Organizations
Make a difference in the community while learning skills you can apply toward your future career. Wayne State’s Service-Learning program has received national awards in recognition of outstanding community service, with more than 400 students participating in Service-Learning projects each semester.
- Business Competition Day – Show your leadership skills by helping to facilitate and judge this annual competition, where hundreds of students from Nebraska and Iowa high schools compete for a chance to win scholarships.
- Executive in Residence - Meet corporate pros at this annual event and address real-world concerns, including topics such as business ethics, corporate culture, leadership, and the changing world of business.
- Study Abroad - Earn credit toward your degree while experiencing exciting global adventures overseas.
We encourage all students to complete an internship before graduating with a degree in agribusiness. You are not required to complete an internship; however, Career Services is available to help you find internship and employment opportunities if you wish to do so.