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Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Operations Management

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Operations Management

University of Florida

University of Florida, Gainesville, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    =173
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Agricultural operations management combines emerging technologies with business principles to enable students to apply cutting edge techniques to a wide variety of career paths. Students gain technical experience in systems management, environmental quality, energy efficiency, agricultural machinery, GIS/GPS remote sensing, irrigation, power systems, water control and precision agriculture. The curriculum supports students who plan to seek career opportunities in commercial business operations and management. In addition to hands-on applied skills, students also will take courses in economics, accounting, business, finance, sales and business management. Graduates become an integral part of the profitable operations of many types of businesses, such as grove management, commercial nurseries, building construction and materials, cattle operations regulatory agencies and citrus processing. The Agricultural Operations Management (AOM) program is housed in Rogers Hall with laboratories, classrooms and a student computing lab, and also features an additional off-site construction laboratory on Museum Road. Students can choose a focus area based on their courses of concentration. Math and science requirements will be oriented toward the student’s specific interests and must be advisor-approved. Examples of focus areas can include agricultural production, aquaculture, dairy and cattle operations, agribusiness management, forestry, energy and nursery operations.