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
$318 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

Careers

Oregon State's agricultural sciences online bachelor's degree program will enable you to pursue a wide range of career goals based on your interest in the agricultural industry.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects faster-than-average job growth for agricultural scientists through 2028. Agricultural and food scientists work in the field, in laboratories and in offices, helping to address some of the world's most pressing challenges.

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.

Sample job titles for agricultural sciences graduates

  • 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

Career services

An added benefit is that you’ll have access to Oregon State’s Career Development Center, which provides valuable resources to help you find lifelong career success and meaningful employment in a diverse world.

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