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Why Choose WWCC for Irrigation Business Management?

Our Irrigation program is a unique blend of practical trade skills, ag science and business skills. You’ll love the variety your classes bring you. Some days you’ll get hands-on practice with drip or pump equipment. Others you’ll learn what growing plants need to thrive. Plus, you’ll study computer-aided drafting and design, accounting and e-marketing. It’s a perfect program for people who love to know how things work, dream of owning a business and want to spend their time outdoors.

Careers in Irrigation Business Management

Put Your Problem-Solving Skills to Work

Homes. Businesses. Farms. Sports fields. They all use irrigation systems to maintain healthy lawns, turf and crops. Modern irrigation systems are high-tech. And they need skilled experts to sell, design, install and maintain them. It’s a great career for people who like to problem-solve, be outdoors and do something new every day.

There are always jobs in the irrigation industry. You could work for schools, parks, golf courses or nurseries. Or you might even own your own business someday.

Certificates & Degrees
in Irrigation Business Management

What’s your goal? Do you want to get to work in the irrigation industry right away? Or do you want to set yourself up with the skills to run your own business? In either case, there’s an option for you.

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Irrigation Business Management Program Details

Entrance Requirements

Although students pursuing the AAS degree or certificate may begin their study in fall, winter, or spring quarter, several courses are in sequence and only offered once each year, so it is preferable to start in fall quarter. WWCC has an open admissions process. It’s free to apply and everyone who applies is accepted. Applications are accepted year-round! Apply online.

Program Outcomes

  • An understanding of discipline-specific terminology and methods.
  • An ability to use discipline-specific tools and/or techniques correctly.
  • Critical thinking skills necessary in water and irrigation systems and small business operations, including problem solving skills and the use of data.
  • The ability to research, interpret, and communicate concepts.
  • An understanding of the relationships between course concepts and society, including the impact of course-specific technology.

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:

  • 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.

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