Application deadline for Agricultural Science programs is Aug. 14

Agricultural Operations student Ben Geibig.

The deadline to apply to one of Kellogg Community College’s Agricultural Science Program cohorts beginning this fall is Friday, Aug. 14.

KCC offers two Agricultural Science degree pathways in partnership with Michigan State University:

The programs allow students to earn an Associate in Agricultural Science degree at KCC while simultaneously earning an Agricultural Operations Certificate or Food Processing, Technology and Safety Certificate through MSU – with all coursework completed entirely at KCC. Students in each program are considered KCC and MSU students and have full access to support services at both institutions.

More information about each program and links to Agricultural Science application materials are available on KCC’s website at www.kellogg.edu/agriculture.

Agricultural Science students pay KCC tuition and fee rates for KCC classes and MSU tuition and fee rates for MSU classes, and must apply jointly to both KCC and the MSU Institute of Agricultural Technology.

Program studies encompass a variety of disciplines within the agricultural industry, including farm, water, weed and resource management; soil science and plant pathology; regulation, safety and compliance issues; and technology, including the use of drones for farm and facilities management.

Most general coursework is completed through KCC, while program-specific instruction is offered at KCC via MSU. Each program path also requires a 480-hour internship completed during the summer semester, providing students with valuable hands-on experience in the field or in the agribusiness industry.

Prospective students with questions about the program are encouraged to contact Program Coordinator Kaite Fraser at kfraser@msu.edu or 269-565-2092.

The first classes of KCC’s Fall 2020 semester begin Aug. 31, and the semester ends Dec. 18. For information about signing up for fall classes, visit www.kellogg.edu/registration.

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