Growing up on a farm does a few things to you. You eat fresh grown vegetables, drive tractors, watch sunsets over the acreage, and don flannel on the regular. However, only about 10% of Americans are actual farmers*.
Believe it or not, there are more than 200 careers other than farming in the agriculture field: food science, purchasing, horticulture, and landscaping to name a few*. With such a large array of options, the job growth is varied. Some careers, such as food science, are increasing around 8%, while others, like farming, are seeing little to no jumps.
The increasing population is giving the agriculture business more mouths to feed. Some people hold doors open or volunteer their time. But you want to feed the people, and you are ready to work hard to do it. And if it all works out, a career in agriculture gives you permission to listen to all the country music you want with nobody to judge.*Agriculture Council of America, Agriculture Careers
Texas Christian University offers 4 Agriculture degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 22 Agriculture students graduated with students earning 17 Certificates, 3 Bachelor's degrees, and 2 Master's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Richland College Dallas, TX||111 : 1||20,548|
|Texas A & M University-Commerce Commerce, TX||31 : 1||12,109|
|Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX||15 : 1||11,024|
|Tarrant County College District Fort Worth, TX||66 : 1||50,519|
|Weatherford College Weatherford, TX||44 : 1||5,943|
|University of North Texas Denton, TX||34 : 1||39,336|
|Southwestern Adventist University Keene, TX||15 : 1||687|