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Northwest Missouri State University


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Department of Agricultural Sciences

The Department of Agricultural Sciences at Northwest Missouri State University supports and enhances the mission of the University. There are currently seven majors, six minors and a two-year farm operations certificate to complement the high quality living-learning environment of Northwest for students interested in pursuing careers in agriculture.

The Department of Agricultural Sciences places special emphasis on creating a climate that is conducive to learning. The faculty possess a genuine concern for the students as well as a high commitment to the educational achievement of their students. The primary goal is to educate our graduates to successfully meet the challenges of a career in agriculture, while instilling in them a desire and curiosity for life-long learning. The department offers an excellent course curriculum for each major, undergraduate research opportunities, internship programs, a wide range of professional and social student organizations and hands-on experiences in living laboratories to expand the student's horizons beyond the classroom.