Engineering student and his instructor.
  • From product engineering to environmental consulting, our program opens doors to a wide array of career opportunities in agriculture, engineering, and business sectors.
  • Explore areas like precision agriculture, enterprise management, and environmental management, ensuring you receive specialized training relevant to your chosen path.
  • Engage in real-world projects and internships, collaborating with industry leaders and gaining invaluable insights that enhance your readiness for the workforce.
source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Locations where this degree is offered:

Vincennes Campus

What can I expect during my time at VU?

  • Expect interactive classes and labs where you'll apply theoretical knowledge to practical scenarios, fostering a deeper understanding of agricultural engineering concepts.
  • Engage with fellow students and faculty in group projects, discussions, and research endeavors, building teamwork and communication skills vital for success in the field.
  • Utilize state-of-the-art equipment and technology in our modern facilities, providing you with the tools and resources needed to excel in your studies.
  • Benefit from mentorship programs and one-on-one guidance from experienced faculty members, who are committed to supporting your academic and professional growth.
  • Access workshops, seminars, and networking events designed to enhance your resume, interview skills, and industry knowledge, preparing you for a seamless transition into the workforce.
  • Take advantage of internships, co-op experiences, and industry partnerships to gain practical exposure to the field, strengthening your resume and expanding your professional network.
  • Engage in student organizations, clubs, and leadership roles within the department, honing your leadership skills and making a positive impact on the academic community.
  • Collaborate with students and faculty from diverse disciplines, such as biology, economics, and computer science, to tackle interdisciplinary challenges in agriculture and engineering.

What can I do with this degree?

Upon successfully complete the A.S. degree and B.S. degree in the transfer institution, students can expect the following job opportunities:

Agricultural Engineer: Apply your expertise in equipment design, environmental sustainability, and natural resource management to develop innovative solutions for the agricultural industry.

Product Engineer: Design and improve machinery and equipment used in agricultural production, contributing to the advancement of farming practices and efficiency.

Environmental Consultant: Assist agricultural businesses in implementing sustainable practices and complying with environmental regulations to minimize ecological impact and optimize resource utilization.

Precision Agriculture Specialist: Utilize GPS, GIS, and remote sensing technologies to analyze data and optimize farming operations for increased productivity and resource efficiency.

Research Scientist: Conduct research in agricultural engineering or related fields, exploring new technologies and methodologies to improve crop yield, sustainability, and environmental stewardship.

Government Policy Advisor: Apply your expertise in agricultural systems and natural resources to inform government policies and regulations related to food production, land use, and environmental conservation.

Agricultural Biotechnologist: Work at the intersection of agriculture and biotechnology, developing genetically modified crops, biofuels, and pharmaceuticals to address global food security challenges.

Renewable Energy Consultant: Apply your knowledge of energy systems and biofuels to advise businesses and policymakers on renewable energy strategies and sustainability initiatives in the agricultural sector.

Agricultural Education: Pursue a career in academia or extension services, teaching and disseminating knowledge about agricultural engineering principles, practices, and technologies to students and farmers.

International Development Specialist: Partner with NGOs, government agencies, or international organizations to implement agricultural development projects in developing countries, addressing food insecurity and poverty through sustainable farming practices and technology transfer.

Is this degree accredited?

Vincennes University's institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the specialized accreditations and approvals obtained by various programs are located on our Accreditation and Licensure page.

Vincennes University recognizes the importance of programmatic licensure, ensuring that graduates meet the requirements set by professional licensing boards. By adhering to rigorous standards and seeking recognition from accrediting bodies, Vincennes University demonstrates its dedication to offering quality education and preparing students for successful careers.

Have questions?

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