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Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fiber, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life. Individuals seeking an agricultural degree or certificate can to tailor their education toward a specific area of interest within agricultural studies. The major areas of concentration are: Animal Production, Agronomy, Agribusiness, Large Animal Science, Precision Agriculture, and Agricultural Equipment Operator. 

Why choose this career path?

Agricultural is paramount to sustaining life on earth. The number one career field in the Miami Valley region looking to employee individuals is agriculture. The average American farmer is in their 50’s, and the demand for younger farmers and sustainable agriculture is growing every year.

Sinclair is offering agricultural technology courses to meet the increasing demands of agriculture and fresh produce. Our programs teaches students the necessary skills they need to succeed in the industry. Programs include courses from technical and specific areas as well as the general education base related to agriculture to fulfill the educational need for agricultural experts within the Miami Valley.

This area of study might be for you if:
  • You enjoy being close to nature and involved with plant and animal life.
  • You don't mind getting your hands dirty and some hard work.
  • You would like to provide a valuable resources to your community.
  • You are interested in gaining strong agricultural, animal handling and husbandry skills.
  • You want to enter a business profession connected to agriculture and husbandry.

For more information about the Agriculture programs, contact Dawn Allen, at 937-512-5192 or

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For program specific information click on the program below:

Associate of Applied Science
The Agricultural Sciences Program offers competency in specialized skill areas such as Unmanned Aerial System Precision Agriculture, Alternate and Renewable Energy Sources, and Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response. Graduates of an Agricultural Sciences Program will contribute to filling the current and growing need within the state of Ohio for educated Agricultural personnel. External certificates that will be offered to students within the curriculum include; OSHA Basic Safety in the Workplace, OSHA, Agricultural Safety, HAZWOPER, Pork Quality Assurance, Beef Quality Assurance, ServSafe, +/- Bovine Artificial Insemination View Full Program Details
One-year Technical Certificate
The certificate will prepare students for employment in various areas of agriculture. Completers of this certificate will gain additional expertise in areas including agronomy, large animal science, agricultural economics, retail and customer service. View Full Program Details
Short-term Technical Certificate
The agribusiness short-term certificate will introduce students to the agriculture industry and prepare them for entry into the agriculture workforce. Graduates of this certificate will be skilled in the foundations of business, agriculture, agricultural economics and agronomy. View Full Program Details
Large Animal Care & Handling Go to Program Details Display Program Description
This program is designed to introduce the student to working within the agricultural field and will provide a baseline of business, communication, and animal handling knowledge. View Full Program Details

Related Programs

The below programs are offered at Sinclair from other academic departments, which are related to agricultural careers:



Career Paths and Opportunities in Agriculture Areas

Agriculture related jobs are projected to have a 37% increase over the next 10 years.

Sinclair Community College Agriculture Career Paths
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