Entrepreneurial Agriculture Business and Marketing Certificate

About Entrepreneurial Agriculture Business and Marketing Certificate

If you've worked on a farm, or if you own your own farm, but need record keeping, analysis, and marketing expertise to make your business viable, the Entrepreneurial Agriculture Business and Marketing Certificate was designed for you.

If you have extensive gardening experience but are not familiar with small- to mid-scale commercial production, consider MCC's Entrepreneurial Agriculture Production Certificate or the Entrepreneurial Agriculture AAS.

After completing the Entrepreneurial Agriculture Business and Marketing Certificate, you'll be able to:

  • Build a strategic business plan that includes income and expense for a farm business launch, a marketing plan, and three- to five-year projections
  • Market farm products with confidence
  • Develop useful record-keeping systems for a food/farm business

This certificate program is offered in collaboration with the Center for Agrarian Learning.

Total Costs of Entrepreneurial Agriculture Business and Marketing Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $2,403

Credit Hours to Complete: 18

Weeks to Complete: 32

What you need to know about getting your Entrepreneurial Agriculture Business and Marketing Certificate (CIP 1.0101)

Total Entrepreneurial Agriculture Business and Marketing Certificate Costs
in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $2,007 $6,807 $8,462 $8,462
Additional Costs $396 $396 $396 $396
Program Total $2,403 $7,203 $8,858 $8,858

What makes MCC's Entrepreneurial Agriculture Business and Marketing Certificate program better than, or distinct from, similar programs at other institutions?

  • The Entrepreneurial Agriculture Business and Marketing Certificate is not a general business certificate, but is focused on the unique food and farm sector.
  • Local food entrepreneurs provide real world examples in your classes.

In addition to the Entrepreneurial Agriculture Business and Marketing Certificate, we offer:

What careers are available to someone with a an Entrepreneurial Agriculture Business and Marketing Certificate

Occupations that Entrepreneurial Agriculture Business and Marketing Certificate prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Nursery and Greenhouse Managers 11-9013.01
Farm and Ranch Managers 11-9013.02
Aquacultural Managers 11-9013.03
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1041.00

Typical Jobs

  • Farm owner
  • Record keeping and business management in a food or farm business
  • Specialty foods marketing professional
  • Buyer for grocery store produce department, or food aggregation hub
  • Administrative support of landscape, floral, or nursery company

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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

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