Degrees

To view all degrees and programs offered by this department, please visit our catalog.

Career Options

Students graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Studies must choose one or more option as part of their degree. Each option offers unique potential employment opportunities.

General Agricultural Degree

  • Entrepreneur
  • Farm Cooperative 
  • Cooperative Extension Service
  • Realtor

Business/Marketing Option

  • Entrepreneur
  • Ag Banking and Finance
  • Business Manager
  • Grain Sales
  • Farm Input Supply/Retail
  • Retail - General Supply

International Agri-Business Option

  • Exporter
  • Market Development

Integrated Ranch Management Option

  • Self-employed Rancher 
  • Ranch Manager
  • Allied Ranching Industry
  • Feed and Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Range Planner

Integrated Farm Management Option

  • Self-employed Farmer
  • Farm Manager
  • Allied Farming Industry
  • Agronomy Consulting
  • Business Consulting

Natural Resource Management Option

  • Government Service
    • Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
    • Soil Conservation District (SCD) 
  • NGO Environmental Consulting (domestic and international)
  • Farming Industry
  • Agronomy Consulting
  • Land Reclamation
  • Environmental Consultant

Range Management Option

  • Government Service
    • United States Forest Service (USFS)
    • Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
    • Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
  • Range/Grassland Manager
  • NGO Environmental Consulting (domestic and international)
  • Ranching Industry
  • Range/Grassland Consulting

Soil Science Option

  • Government Service
    • All sectors employing entry-level soil scientists
    • Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
    • Soil Conservation District (SCD)
  • NGO Environmental Consulting (domestic and international)
  • Agronomy Consulting
  • Land Reclamation
  • Environmental Consultant

Equine Option

  • Horse Farm/Barn Manager
  • Entrepreneur in the Horse Business
  • Retail Sales
  • Rodeo Stock Provider
  • Beginning Trainer

Online Equestrian Education 

Dickinson State University, in conjunction with the Global Equine Academy, proudly offers a fully accredited online program focusing on equine – the first fully online Associate in Science degree program with an Equine Option in the nation! 

Whether you want to become an advanced horse trainer, expand your knowledge and skills as a breeder to increase your business success, earn credentials that will make you more marketable in the equestrian industry, or learn more about the care and training of your own horse, this program has what you need to accomplish your goals.

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Contact Information

Physical Address
400 State Ave.
Dickinson, ND 58601

Mailing Address
291 Campus Drive
Dickinson, ND 58601

Phone
701-483-2185

Fax
701-483-2055