Technology Driven

If you are the type of person that loves new technology and is not afraid to try new concepts and equipment, pursue these majors/ concentrations to stay on the cutting edge.

Agricultural Engineering Technology and Business

Precision Agriculture

Prepares students with skills in global positioning systems (GPS), geographical information systems (GIS), remote sensing and digital mapping technologies.

Career Opportunities:
  • Conservation scientist — median annual salary of $61,310
  • Crop consultant — median annual salary of $49,840
  • Hydrologist — median annual salary of $79,550
  • Land surveyor — median annual salary of $58,020

Biochemistry

Bioinformatics

Prepares students to apply computational and database skills to molecular biological problems.

Career Opportunities:
  • Bioinformatics scientist — median annual salary of $79,590
  • Microbiologist — median annual salary of $67,550
  • Software engineer — median annual salary of $100,690
  • AI specialist — median annual salary of $146,090

Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion

Processing/Business

Prepares students for careers in the food industry, government, or private business by combining courses in food science and business.

Career Opportunities:
  • Consumer safety officer — median annual salary of $82,230
  • Food microbiologist — median annual salary of $66,000
  • Processing/food engineer — median annual salary of $90,000
  • Product development scientist — median annual salary of $60,730