Cattle roundup on the ASU-Beebe farm


The Agriculture Department offers a two-year Associate of Science Degree in Agriculture, with an emphasis in Agriculture Business, Agricultural Education, Animal Science, Plant Science, or Agricultural Science. 


Students learn hands-on skills working in the plant and soil science labs and the on-site farm, giving the graduates the necessary abilities to fill high demand positions in agriculture-related businesses and industries.

Average Program Graduate Salaries

Agriculture Average Salary:

$19,850 - $54,520

The information above was obtained from the Arkansas Occupational Employment and Wage Survey of May 2016.
Arkansas State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Related Careers

  • Agriculture business
  • Agriculture Industry
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Food Processing
  • Extension Service
  • Financial Agent


Still image from AG-Day Video


Transfer Options

After completion, the Associate of Science Degree can easily be transferred to a four-year university, where the student can complete a Bachelor Degree. Arkansas State University-Jonesboro (A-State) offers classes to help students obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture Business without leaving the Beebe Campus, which is ideal for those students who do not wish to leave the area to complete their Bachelor Degree. 


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