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Agriculture

Associate of Applied Science
Northwest Iowa Community College
100% FULLY ONLINE
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
2 years
Annual In-State Tuition (IA)
$6,228
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$6,588
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
2 years
Total Credits
66
Annual In-State Tuition (IA)
$6,228
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$6,588
Earn your Agriculture degree online

As an online student you can expect the same level of instruction as campus learners. The coursework is equally challenging, and taught by the same college faculty who you can typically interact with by phone, text, email, or online chat.


The certificate or degree that you receive will be the exact same as those granted to campus learners and will not reflect that you obtained your education online.

Careers in Agriculture
Students with an interest in how livestock and crops are raised will be able to branch off into various career paths with a degree in agriculture. The curriculum builds a fundamental understanding of biology, chemistry, and physics. Depending on interests, students begin to build more specialized skills in farm management, plant biology, and livestock breeding. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects opportunities in agriculture to increase by 7% over the next several years. Career opportunities include agricultural inspector, botanist, farmer, and landscaper.
Annual Tuition Breakdown
For Iowa Residents
In-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$173
Credits
36
Annual Tuition Total
$6,228
For Nonresidents
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$183
Credits
36
Annual Tuition Total
$6,588
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What is an associate’s degree?

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About This College
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Northwest Iowa Community College
Northwest Iowa Community College (NCC) is a public community college in Sheldon, Iowa. It opened in 1966 and is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The college is located on a 269-acre campus one mile west of Sheldon. Northwest Iowa Community College offers both vocational technical programs and arts and sciences transfer courses.
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Higher Learning Commission
Founded in 1895, the Higher Learning Commission is the U.S. Department of Education’s regional accreditor for postsecondary education institutions in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Its headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois.