Food is life, and the world needs people who understand the business of getting it from seed to plate. That’s where a degree in agribusiness comes in. It gives you a solid understanding of the people side of agriculture and how food moves around the globe, from finance, government policy, international trade and risk management to the environment, food safety, and regional development. You’ll learn about the economics of Canada’s food supply chain and how to market and distribute food products to customers around the corner and across the world.
If you’re interested in an applied business/economics program with an agricultural focus, the Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness) is for you. Well-recognized throughout Canada, this degree is grounded in solid academic learning, relevant industry partnerships and a vibrant Winnipeg-based agricultural community – everything you need to explore a wide-open world of opportunities.
A degree in Agribusiness can lead to a variety of fulfilling careers, including:
Learn the principles involved in managing an agricultural or food-processing business
Learn the economics of producing, processing, distributing, marketing and using agricultural products
Explore agricultural business principles in an international context while also completing a minor in Central and Eastern European Studies, Latin American Studies, or Asian Studies
Test your skills and knowledge against fellow Ag students from across Canada and the U.S. by taking part in competitions held throughout North America.
Gain valuable work experience through summer jobs or cooperative education postings with industry, government, and the farming profession. Develop practical skills in your area of study while earning money to help finance your education.
Make the most of international study opportunities in countries such as Sweden, Mexico, France, the U.S., China and India.
Finance Your Education
The Faculty, industry and other partners offer many scholarships and bursaries, including major awards for the best business plans and policy papers prepared by Agribusiness students.
This degree is based on solid academic learning, relevant industry partnerships, and a vibrant Winnipeg-based agriculture community.