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Walla Walla Community College

Why Choose WWCC for Agricultural Business 

Our Ag Business program will give you the skills to be a leader in the ag industry. You’ll learn about the forces that make global ag work. Plus, you’ll enjoy hands-on learning and one-on-one attention from teachers. Looking for a career that’s both high-tech and down to earth? Check out what Ag Business has to offer.

Careers in Agricultural Business 

Agriculture Feeds the Economy

The U.S. is the largest producer of ag products in the world. And the ag business sector employs over 10% of the labor force. It’s an industry that will always need people who know how to make ag work.

Ag Business students go on to be farm managers, sales associates and consultants. Or they can pursue careers in finance, education or technology. When you understand ag, you understand one of the key forces shaping our world. And that gives you value in the job market.

Certificates & Degrees in Agricultural Business 

In this program, you’ll develop a custom plan based on where you want to go. There are certificates designed to get you right into the workforce. There are degrees designed to transfer to a four-year college. And there’s even a bachelor’s degree you can earn right here at WWCC. Plus, there are ways to specialize in the topics that interest you most.

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Agricultural Business  Program Details

Entrance Requirements

Students may enter the program fall, winter, spring, or summer quarter. In order to start this program, the placement process must be completed through the Testing Center. Visit for more information.

Program Outcomes

  • Provide students with the highest level of instruction by offering the latest concepts in agriculture.
  • To attract, retain, and graduate competent students into the Agriculture Science industry.
  • Keep program on “cutting edge” of agriculture by involving industry in curriculum development and verification of student learning outcomes.
  • Articulate the Agriculture Science program horizontally with other related WWCC programs, and vertically, with regional high schools and universities.
  • Educate and graduate students who possess the knowledge and skills to participate in the agriculture industry with confidence, or continue their education at the university level with the same confidence.

Scholarship Opportunities

At WWCC, we’ll help you find scholarships that may be open to you. Scholarships provide money for school that you don’t have to pay back. They can be used for things like tuition, books, tools and fees. They come from sources like the WWCC Foundation, local businesses and private funds. Some WWCC programs also have scholarships for students working toward a certain certificate or degree. You might qualify based on good grades, financial need or the potential to benefit from school. The bottom line: You have options. We’ll help you explore them at WWCC.

Paying for Your Degree

There are lots of ways to pay for college. We will work with you to find the right mix of support so that you can go after your dreams. Talk with us to learn more about:

  • Financial aid — grants, scholarships and student loans.
  • Workforce Education Services — support for students on workforce training pathways.
  • Warrior Pledge — covers needs not met by other financial aid.
  • Flexible payment plans — low monthly payments with no interest.
  • Work study — work part-time on campus while you earn your degree.
  • Emergency funds — for students who are struggling to make ends meet.

You can go to college. Start exploring your options today.

Other Information

The Ag-Business program is part of the CTE Dual Credit consortium in the state of Washington. CTE Dual Credit credits from specific high school studies can be awarded for selected courses. Contact your local school counselor or WWCC for more information. Students considering transferring should consult with an adviser in the agriculture department prior to taking courses for transfer credit. Program scholarships are available each year to assist students. Contact a program advisor to obtain an application or for more information.

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