Agribusiness Management

As a modern agribusiness professional, you will rely on cutting-edge technology paired with business and economic knowledge to produce and market food and agricultural products throughout the world. Our program prepares you for success - you will Graduate READY.


  • The agribusiness management major is a unique, multi-faceted program that will give you an in-depth understanding of agribusiness fundamentals — from accounting and finance to management and marketing. Choose from flexible degree options:  
    • A traditional on-campus major grounded in the principles of business with a variety of hands-on learning baked into the courses.
    • A 100% online bachelor's degree program. Learn more about earning your degree online at
  • You will learn to use current industry tools like statistics, computer programs, and investment analysis to effectively face challenges. 
  • Working with expert faculty, you will have opportunities for hands-on experiences applying your knowledge to food systems, biotechnology, sustainability, and conservation. 
  • Our program will allow you to develop the skills employers most value — the ability to interpret and analyze data, communicate effectively and make informed decisions.
  • You will connect with top agribusiness companies, like GROWMARK and FS, ADM, Caterpillar, and the Illinois Beef Association to learn firsthand from leading industry professionals who know what it takes to have a successful career.
  • You will have the opportunity to join, Collegiate FFA and Farm Bureau, the National Agri-Marketing Association and the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, and more, giving you greater access to networking and resources through IC’s established connections.
  • A minor in agribusiness management is also available to supplement any major and tailor your education to your career goals.


The Illinois College agribusiness management major is an extensive academic program that you can customize for a vast number of career prospects. Graduates typically pursue management, marketing, or finance positions in the massive agricultural industry. 

Alumni from Illinois College's program serve in competitive industry leadership positions and have gone on to some of the top graduate programs in the country. IC graduates can be found throughout the agriculture industry as CEOs, directors, and producers.