Why study agricultural communications at Missouri State?

  • This interdisciplinary program ensures that you develop your professional communication skills while learning the nuances of the agriculture industry, preparing you to advocate for and educate about agricultural issues.
  • Our programs integrate hands-on experiences through internship placements and research opportunities, allowing you to apply your education directly and learn through experience.
  • As an agricultural communications student, you experience writing for an organization by contributing to the College of Agriculture’s annual “Ag Review” publication.
  • The Darr College of Agriculture is located in the center of businesses, governmental agencies and production units in the food, fiber and renewable resources industry, which provides you with great networking, internship and career opportunities.

Communicating and advocating for the agriculture industry

The agricultural communications program blends your passion for food, the environment or animals with course work in agriculture, journalism, English and communication. This interdisciplinary program equips you with the skills necessary for success as a professional communicator, and you will have the knowledge and background to understand the intricacies of the agricultural market. Also, internship experiences and involvement with student organizations will allow you to apply your education while gaining valuable hands-on experience.

The agricultural communications program is a track option within the Bachelor of Science in General Agriculture. Other track options include agriculture.

Degree options

Careers and outcomes

You will be prepared for a variety of careers with public, private, nonprofit and governmental agencies.


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