Agriculture Management Program

Steve Keith
Chair Agriculture Department
(940) 668-4217

At NCTC we strive to continue to provide students with opportunities to obtain the knowledge and skills needed to compete in today's agricultural industry: providing a solid foundation for those who aspire to transfer to a senior university. Innovation, globalization, critical thinking, diversity, leadership, problem-solving, hands-on-experience are key words used in describing what we offer our students at North Central Texas College.

The Agriculture Management Certificate is designed for students who plan to pursue a career in the farming and ranching industry. The program provides practical and educational experiences in animal science, beef cattle production, pasture management, livestock business, animal nutrition, and computer applications specific to agriculture. Agriculture Management students learn skills and practices applicable to the management of farms, ranches, and other agricultural businesses. Through laboratory experience students will utilize their knowledge base to apply to real-world examples at our Experimental Farm/Beef Center. All courses in the certificate apply toward the AAS in Farm and Ranch Management.