Agriculture

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Peter Conden

Full Time Faculty - Landscape Horticulture

480-461-7125

This program is part of the Applied Sciences and Technology Department.

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Agriculture

With alternative food sources and new methods for sustainable farming cropping up every day, the need for skilled individuals who understand farming, sustainable methods for producing goods, and how to improve economics in agriculture roles are valued more than ever.

The Agriculture program focuses on sustainable agriculture in rural and urban farm settings, agribusiness planning and management, and essential farming principles and practices that can transfer to the agriculture sector and agriculture-related roles, such as agribusiness, organic farming, agricultural and greenhouse management, beekeeping, and more!

Make it happen! Enroll in the Agriculture program today.

The Right Pathway for You

MCC offers Certificates of Completion and Associate Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates or degrees is the fastest way to realize your dreams.

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Certificate

The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.

A list of available certificates offered in the Agriculture program
Name Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL Sustainable Agriculture

Degree

MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.

A list of available associate degrees offered in the Agriculture program
Name Type Title Courses
Associate in Applied Science AAS Sustainable Agriculture

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of a degree or certificate within the Agriculture program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

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