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Essentials of Farm Business Management

at South Central College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

A program that prepares individuals to manage farms, ranches, and similar enterprises. Includes instruction in applicable agricultural specialization, business management, accounting, taxation, capitalization, purchasing, government programs and regulations, operational planning and budgeting, contracts and negotiation, and estate planning.

Program Locations

  • South Central College, Mankato 56003
  • South Central College, Faribault 55021

Labor Market Information

  • Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

  • Median wage: $26.18/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Farmers and Ranchers

  • Median wage: $39.24/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • College Agricultural Sciences Teachers

  • Median wage: $79,617/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Farm and Home Management Advisors

  • Median wage: $27.03/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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South Central College
South Central College
1920 Lee Blvd. North Mankato, MN 56003 Toll-Free: (800) 722-9359 Local: (507) 389-7220 TTY: (507) 389-7200