Careers and Outcomes

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Becoming a voice for agriculture

As an agriculture student, you will be prepared for a variety of careers with public, private, nonprofit and governmental agencies. Specifically, the agricultural communications track will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge needed for a successful career providing support to agricultural efforts:

  • Advertising and public relations firms
  • Agriculture advocacy
  • Agricultural magazines and websites
  • Community development
  • Conservation 
  • Consulting
  • Extension education
  • Foundations, museums, nature centers and zoos
  • Fundraising
  • Lobbyist
  • Local, state and federal government agencies
  • Management in state and federal agencies
  • Professional and trade associations
  • Sales and management of agriculture products

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 agriculture education major or an agricultural communications major.