Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Agricultural Business, Risk Management Concentration
A degree in agricultural business prepares graduates for careers as leaders and decision-makers who successfully apply business management concepts. The Dale Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences offers the risk management concentration in the Agricultural Business major online. The three other concentrations are offered on the Fayetteville campus.
This premier online agricultural business degree is the first to be offered online in Arkansas. It will prepare students for success in the global marketplace.
The Bumpers College mission is to provide an unparalleled online program in Agricultural Business by offering unique and rigorous training in Agribusiness Risk Management. A degree in Agricultural Business prepares graduates for careers as leaders in the fields of agriculture, business, finance, marketing, law, and natural resources management. Students are also well prepared for graduate studies in agricultural and applied economics, international and rural development, as well as law school and MBA programs.
Students learn fundamental principles describing how markets operate in an economy and then apply those principles to comprehend and analyze problems. The program serves students who are interested in Agricultural Business in general and provides an excellent option for working professionals who have some college credit in a related field but did not finish a degree or who want specialized training in financial and price risk management to advance their careers or start a new career. The skills learned in this degree program are in high demand by industry.
You Will Learn About
- Futures and Options
- Basis Trading and Grain Merchandising
- Applied Risk Management
- Prices and Forecasting
- Financial Markets and Institutions
The Bumpers’ College Agricultural Business program offers three other concentrations on campus:
- Marketing and Management
- Agricultural Economics
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Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2023 rates for students studying completely online. If an online student takes a course on campus, tuition and fees will differ.
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