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
$309 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
100% online You can complete all courses in this program 100% online.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. in Agricultural Sciences – Online

Careers

Oregon State's agricultural sciences online degree program lets students pursue a wide range of career goals based on their interest in the agricultural industry. Here are a few sample job titles of agricultural sciences graduates:

Know your value

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, people with a bachelor's degree earn on average 64 percent more per week than those with a high school diploma. The difference in total earnings over the course of a person's career could be as much as $1 million.

  • County extension service youth agent
  • Agribusiness field representative
  • High school agriculture teacher
  • Loan officer
  • Agricultural communications or public relations officer
  • Agricultural sales representative
  • Farmer or rancher
  • Government agency employee

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) predicts nearly 58,000 job openings through 2020 in agricultural related fields. Paring your agriculture sciences degree with a minor in programs such as: horticulture, resource economics, or business to build a diverse skill set.

Agricultural sciences graduates can also work in a variety of job settings:

  • Science
  • Agricultural production
  • Finance and marketing
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Social services
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