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Undergraduate Degrees in Agriculture
From operating your own business to managing production or analyzing ag loans, BVU’s Ag Business degree sets you up for success in today’s environment.Learn More
Dive into an agronomy and animal science curriculum that explores the science behind production and research practices that feed, clothe, and fuel the world.Learn More
Share your passion for ag with others, by teaching agriculture science and business in classrooms as well as Extension and virtual environments.Learn More
BVU’s Bachelor of Applied Science degree in agricultural studies provides further education opportunity for students who have earned an AAS or AS.Learn More
Other Degree Options
Pre-Veterinary: Biomedical Sciences
Combine Biomedical Sciences with animal science courses and experiences. In the past 10 years, 100 percent of our pre-vet graduates have been accepted into veterinary school! Learn more...
Combine courses from complementary areas of study to develop a truly personalized interdisciplinary Agriculture major that uniquely sets you up for success in your future.
Location & Experience
Building a Future in Agriculture
Located in the heart of Northwest Iowa, BVU students are literally minutes away from dozens of partners in the Ag Industry. Our faculty and staff have extensive expertise in agricultural finance, farm management, and agricultural research.
Take advantage of our connections to secure internships and real-world experiences. This unique combination of theory and practical involvement give you a solid foundation to build your future.
While many institutions limit practical onsite opportunities, BVU students get involved right away. All students engage beyond the classroom, building important skills. Perform research in the state-of-the-art Estelle Siebens Science Center, or put theory into practice at our Agricultural Experiment Station, located just minutes from campus. Our facilities enable you to get hands-on with agriculture!
Local, regional and international leaders share insights about agriculture and other topics. 15 Minutes with a Leader
Experiences Beyond the Classroom
BVU agricultural programs offer travel opportunities and support, with specific value-added funds to cover travel. A recent trip to Argentina only cost students $200 each!
With faculty that come from industry, we don’t just connect you with recruiters, we connect you with the movers and shakers in executive management roles, entrepreneurial endeavors, innovators.
Work one-on-one with faculty on research in many agricultural fields... or develop your own project. Up to $2,000 in support funding is available per student... each year!
Have a business idea? We can help make it a reality. The Lamberti Center for Rural Entrepreneurship offers support in developing your idea... and possibly providing support funding!
Enhance Your Experience
Teams & Organizations
The BVU agricultural experience is more than classrooms and field experiences! Blow off some steam and have some fun with friends in the Ag Club and our rodeo and livestock showing teams. They are a great way to have outdoor fun with a focus on agriculture. Whether you are a farm or ranch kid who wants to continue your favorite activities, or someone who has never been in a barn... we have the perfect opportunity for you.
Your Degree Makes a Difference
According to the USDA, every year approximately 60,000 new agriculture job openings require advanced skills or degrees, and only 35,000 new college graduates are there to fill these roles! With an agriculture degree from BVU, you will be in high demand. Talk about career opportunities!