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Program Details

Program specifics about earning a General Agriculture Certificate at Northland.

Agriculture plays a critical role in the economy and functionality of our world. For decades, agriculture has been associated with just farming. Farming is very crucial; however, agriculture is a broadened field that contains eight career pathways that are all a part of our Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources industries. A career in the agriculture industry requires knowledge of many facets of agricultural systems; these include agribusiness, animal, biotechnology, environmental, power, structural and technical, plant, natural resources, and food products & processing.

Program Accreditation

Northland Community & Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Learner Outcomes

1. Students will identify the major components of the agriculture industry.
2. Students will demonstrate critical problem-solving and analytical skills relative to the agriculture industry.
3. Students will obtain communication and vocabulary skills needed in the agriculture industry.
4. Students will demonstrate common agriculture knowledge and literacy.
5. Students will explore and identify careers associated with the agriculture industry.

Additional Program Resources

  • 2017-23 General Agriculture – Certificate