Applications in Farm Business Management

at South Central College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Farm Business Management program is designed for students actively engaged in the operation and management of a farm business. The purpose of the program is to develop the manager's ability to organize resources in order to meet business and family goals. Management is the utilization of resources to maximize the return to the scarcest resource which is a continuous decision-making process. The program emphasizes goal setting, the identification of resources, records management, business analysis and interpretation.

Program Locations

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

Labor Market Information

  • 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
  • Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
  • Median wage:$26.18/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide 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