School of Agricultural Science and Conservation

Missouri State student and a herd of cows at Darr Agricultural Center.

Raise, use and sustain

From food to fertilizer, ag scientists keep the world running.

Discover your dream career with plants, animals or natural resources.

Undergraduate programs

Our programs cover the business and technical aspects of agricultural science and conservation.

Dedicated faculty guide you every step of the way.

Animal science students and professor doing wellness check on cow.
Work with cattle, poultry and other domesticated animals.
Environmental plant science students examine plants in a greenhouse
Grow, manage and work hands-on with plants.
Two equine students riding their horses at Darr Agricultural Center.
Specialize in horse training, breeding and overall management.
Student working with soil samples
Care for the environment, with a focus on the farming industry. Improve soil, water and landscape quality.
Student with snorkel collecting water sample
Protect animals and their natural habitats.
Pre-vet student and veterinarian doing medical checkup on a dog.
Pre-professional pathway
Start your path to veterinary school.

Enhance your degree

Already have a major? Boost your knowledge base with a certificate or minor.



Graduate programs

Student on a tractor herding cattle at Darr Agricultural Center.
Earn a master's degree in agriculture with a focus on animal science. Administered by the Darr College of Agriculture.
Student inspecting leaves of a plant
Take a detailed study of plant nutrition, production, usage and genetics.
Misty sunrise at Journagan Ranch.
Advance your career and skills as a ranch operator or manager.

Facilities and resources

Horse grazing in pasture outside of Pinegar Arena.
Education buildings
Gain valuable experience as you build practical agriculture skills. You'll have access to ranches, farms, arenas and more.