Agribusiness

Agribusiness

Degree Options

Gainful Employment

Program Information

Agribusiness is the economic sector that includes all agriculture and agriculture-related commercial endeavors.  Agribusiness includes all the steps required to produce an agricultural goods – whether crop or livestock – and send it to market: production, processing, and distribution, both across the country and around the world. Agriculture plays an integral role in the overall economy of the U.S. contributing significantly to GDP and import-export balance.

The Agribusiness Program at Kishwaukee College prepares students with the solid foundation of coursework and hands-on experience to prepare them for any position in agribusiness. From short-term certificates to degrees that lead directly into the workforce or can transfer for a continuation toward a four-year agribusiness degree, the programs at Kish are a great place for students interested in combining agriculture with the drive to enter a professional business career.


This program is part of the Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Career Cluster.

Occupational Information

With an emphasis in Precision Agriculture and Agriculture Management skills, the Kish College Agribusiness Program prepares students for careers in all levels of agribusiness, including: Farm Management, Custom Applicator, USDA employee, Sales Representative, Livestock Manager, Insurance Representative and more. The agribusiness fields are growing steadily across the area and the employment outlook is strong.

Contact Information

Steve Durin
Assistant Professor
815-825-9382
Office: A1418
sdurin@kish.edu