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Agriculture Technology

Overview

Unmanned aircraft systems, smart irrigation, terrain contour mapping, self-driving and GPS-enabled tractors – it’s how today’s growers work better, faster.  ASUN’s all new Agriculture Technology program gives you hands-on experience with the latest technology in precision agriculture and crop monitoring.   Local producers and industry partners give our students the opportunity to work in the field with a mobile precision ag lab, GPS, GIS, various farm management software and guided tractor systems.

This program trains students that are in demand for industry leaders such as Helena Chemical, Greenway Equipment, Young’s Irrigation, local producers and many others.

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Agriculture Technology
Associate of Applied Science

Length of Program: 2 Years

Campus Availability: Newport Campus

Course Availability: Fall, Spring, & Summer

2021-2022 Associate of Applied Science Degree Plan

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Agriculture Operations
Technical Certificate

Length of Program: 10 Months

Campus Availability: Newport

Course Availability: Fall, Spring, & Summer

2021-2022 Technical Certificate Degree Plan

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Agronomy
Certificate of Proficiency

Length of Program: 16 Weeks

Campus Availability: Newport

Course Availability: Fall, Spring and Summer

2021-2022 Certificate of Proficiency Degree Plan

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Career Options

Below are examples of career options in Agronomy

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Below are examples of career options in Agronomy. 

Additional Education and Licensures

More information coming soon! 

Transfer Information

Graduates of ASUN's Agricultural Technology program may choose to transfer to a four-year institution to earn a bachelor's degree in a related field. 

Financial Aid Eligibility -Tuition & Fees

Below is more information concerning financial aid eligibility. 

Academic Degree Title IV (Pell, Loans, FWS, and other federal grants) ASUN Institutional Scholarships   Arkansas Department of Higher Education Scholarships  Private Scholarships 
Certificate of Proficiency Not Eligible  Eligible  TBD Eligible 
Technical Certificate Eligible  Eligible Eligible Eligible
Associate of Applied Science Eligible Eligible Eligible Eligible

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If you have questions, please email financialaid@asun.edu . 

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Below is an estimate of the total cost of the Agricultural Technology degree.

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