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GOCC/MSU Agricultural Operations Program
The Agricultural Operations Program is a partnership between Glen Oaks Community College and Michigan State University. Providing students with a solid background in plant and soil science, precision agriculture, water management, entomology, plant pathology and farm financial management. Agricultural Operations students will earn a Associate of Applied Science from Glen Oaks while simultaneously earning a Agricultural Operations Certificate through MSU – with all coursework completed entirely at Glen Oaks.
For more information about the GOCC/MSU Agricultural Operations Program or for assistance enrolling the in the program, contact Program Coordinator Mark Trowbridge at 269-294-4249 or via our Contact Form.
The Agricultural Operations Program simplifies the process for students interested in continuing their education in a four-year degree program at MSU after graduating from GOCC. Allowing students to stream line the process to transfer in to a Baccalaureate Program at Michigan State University with our .
The GOCC/MSU Agricultural Operations Program provides students with a solid background in plant and soil science, precision agriculture, water management, entomology, plant pathology and farm financial management, preparing them for any number of careers or further education upon graduation.
Agricultural Operations coursework is completed in classes on campus at GOCC, online and in hybrid online/classroom formats, allowing students more flexibility and convenience in their class schedule.
In recognition of the hard work and dedication it takes to complete a state-approved program in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education and receive the State FFA Degree, MSU has partnered with the Michigan Department of Education to award six credits to students who meet certain criteria. Eligible students must:
- Be admitted to MSU or the Institute of Agricultural Technology
- Complete a state-approved AFNR Education program
- Earn the State FFA Degree
The six credits can be applied to any MSU undergraduate program, including the Agricultural Operations Certificate Program. For more information, visit www.canr.msu.edu/iat/state_ffa_degree_completers
For more information on the Agricultural Tech programs, click on the corresponding links below or contact Reid Leaverton via our . If you would like to know more about the Agricultural Operations program, please click on its link below or contact the MSU Liaison, Mark Trowbridge, via our .