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The agriculture program at Ivy Tech is taught by instructors with real-world experience, who are outstanding in their fields.  Students get to use state-of-the-art greenhouses with an aquaponics system that incorporates tilapia culture with vegetable production, as well as a field lab used for hybrid and variety comparisons, soil fertility analysis and machinery evaluation.

Classes are taught with a cohort model that includes many extra-curricular activities including soil judging teams and community engagement.  To give you even more real-world learning experiences the Agriculture program also has several industry partnerships statewide including Perdue Farms, Syngenta, CIE Ethanol, Bell Aquaculture, USDA, FFA and Pioneer Hybrids to name a few.

Our Graduates

Graduates of the Agriculture program can move right in to local, high-paying jobs in the communities like agricultural inspectors, farmworkers, farm and home management advisors, and even buyers and purchasing agents for farm products.  Graduates of the Agricultural program can also transfer to many of our four-year partners, including the Pathway to Purdue program.  To find out more about other transfer opportunities in agriculture, click here.

Degrees & Certificates

Please select from our list of certificates, technical certificates, and degrees above. A summary of our offerings is below.


Associate of Applied Science
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Transfer Degrees

Associate of Science
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certificate is based on students who are program-ready and does not include College Prep courses. Availability of degrees and certificates varies by campus.

Program Locations

The Agriculture program is offered at the above Ivy Tech campuses: