Agricultural Communication & Marketing

About the Major

An Agricultural Communication and Marketing major prepares you for a career in business or marketing for food and agricultural companies. The curriculum provides students a solid background in three core areas including communication studies, business management, and applied agricultural sciences. Read more about the major.

Common Entry Level Job Titles

  • Business Analyst
  • Commodity Merchandiser
  • Financial Advisor
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Sales Representative
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Communications Specialist
  • Sales Representative
  • Recruiter

Types of Employers

  • Agricultural business organizations
  • Agriculture magazines/publications
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Government agencies 
  • Market research firms
  • Nonprofit agencies
  • Research centers and universities
  • Retail food companies 

Past Experience and Internship Database

Be sure to check out the "Internship Spotlight" series on the department blog. It features students' internship stories and is a great way to explore career and internship-site options. 

Salary and Employment Statistics

See the employment and salary page for statistics on the most recent graduates and previous years.

Top Career Resources

Additional Resources

In addition to these resources we recommend the following strategies to locate more information about careers related to your major:

  • O*NET and Careerwise. These tools provide comprehensive information about a wide range of careers including typical duties, salaries, employment outlook, skills and interests.
  • Locate professional associations related to your major or career interests by conducting a Google Search on “(Name of major/career area/industry) professional associations.” Try these keywords: agriculture, communication, marketing, supply chain, sales, financial.
  • Get involved in one of the many industry-related student groups on campus. These groups provide links to experiences, guest speakers, and discussion with like-minded students.