Marketing and Sales Track Option

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Securing sales and promoting products

The marketing and sales track option within the agricultural business program tailors your course work to focus on how to market and sell agriculture products, manage distribution of those products and coordinate customer services.

Agriculture core courses provide you with specific technical information to navigate the food, fiber and natural resources industry successfully upon graduation. This combination of skills will help you shine in the business and agricultural communities.

Track requirements

The agricultural marketing and sales track option requires 16 hours for specialization. Visit the program requirements page for a complete listing of all required courses and track options.

Careers and outcomes

As an agricultural business student, you will be prepared for a variety of careers with public, private, nonprofit and governmental agencies. Specifically, the marketing and sales track will provide you with the necessary skills for the following careers:

  • Agricultural marketing
  • Customer relations
  • Logistics
  • Representative for trade associations
  • Retail sales
  • Sales with local, regional, national and international firms

Missouri State Career Center

To help you prepare and search for jobs, the Missouri State Career Center provides a database of current openings, tips for preparing your résumé and on-campus interview opportunities. The Career Center also compiles information about what you can do with an agricultural business major.