Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$331 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. in Agricultural Sciences – Online

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Rooted in more than 150 years of agricultural teaching expertise, Oregon State's online B.S. in Agricultural Sciences blends rich history with the freedom to design your own degree, delivered through a top-ranked online learning platform that has proven successful for students new to agriculture as well as experienced farmers, ranchers and agricultural innovators.

Oregon State Ecampus delivers a variety of degree programs online focused on plant and agricultural sciences. Explore similar programs.

Velda Hendricks

As the director of agriculture for the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Education, agricultural sciences student Velda Hendricks is uniquely positioned to create change. Read more »

As part of this degree program, you can choose from a variety of agriculture-based credits and electives, such as crop and soil science, agricultural sciences and natural resources communications, leadership or agricultural business management.

The College of Agricultural Sciences' broad-ranging course offerings will enable you to explore topics across the agricultural spectrum or specialize in a few areas of emphasis based on your interests and career goals.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed by OSU's world-class faculty, who are known worldwide for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • Oregon State Ecampus is consistently ranked among the nation's 10 best providers of online education according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • OSU Ecampus students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.

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Our goal is to help you succeed. That’s why, as an OSU Ecampus student, you’ll have access to vital resources like success coaching, library services, free online tutoring and career guidance – making your online learning experience collaborative and rewarding.

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