Ag, Land & Animals

Ag, Land & Animals

The Largest 2-Year Ag Program in the Nation

Kirkwood agricultural programs provide exceptional hands-on learning experiences at state-of-the-art facilities you won't find anywhere else.

The Kirkwood ag campus includes 800-acres of working farm, 6,000 square feet of greenhouse, a farrow-to-finish swine education center, a cow-calf operation, a vineyard, turfgrass labs, and a GPS/GIS technology center. Kirkwood also has a 15-acre prairie and wildlife area within a 40-minute drive from campus.

Whether your focus is animal and crop production, wildlife management, horticulture, small animal health, farm management, or ag technology, we've got the programs and the degrees you need for a great career.

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Agriculture - Liberal Arts

Agriculture - Liberal Arts

Get the classes you need to transfer your Associate of Science (A.S.) degree to a four-year college.

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Agriculture Business

Agriculture Business

Study ag business from all angles, including sales, advertising, economics, farm management, and more.

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Ag Production Management

Ag Production Management

Create the degree that makes the most sense for your career goals — or develop your own custom program.

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Ag Geospatial Technologies

Ag Geospatial Technologies

We're the only ag geospatial program that lets you specialize in dealership/equipment or agronomy careers.

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Diesel Ag Technology

Diesel Ag Technology

Find great local career opportunities in agriculture equipment or heavy equipment maintenance and repair.

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Diesel Truck Technology

Diesel Truck Technology

Get high-tech training in diesel truck and diesel-powered equipment maintenance and repair.

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Golf Course and Athletic Turfgrass Management

Golf Course and Athletic Turfgrass Management

You'll have the best hands-on opportunities turfgrass education has to offer.

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Landscape Horticulture Studies

Landscape Horticulture Studies

Create a more beautiful world — you can choose a design track or a construction track.

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Parks and Natural Resources

Parks and Natural Resources

This program is perfect for anyone who has a deep concern for preserving and managing natural resources.

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Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician

Veterinary technicians provide professional technical support to veterinarians, biomedical researchers, and other scientists.

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Related Programs

High School Dual Enrollment

Connect with modern agriculture through class lectures, discussions, hands-on activities, and an introduction to the broad selection of careers in the field.

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1-Year Diploma

As a Veterinary Assistant student, you'll prepare for a career working with animals in a variety of settings such as veterinary clinics, boarding kennels, and grooming salons.

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1-Year Diploma

As a pet grooming student, you learn to groom and maintain the appearance of pets, usually dogs. Grooming includes brushing and cutting the pet's hair, trimming toenails, bathing the pet, and cleaning its ears.

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Abby Kerr - Kirkwood Student

“Kirkwood just feels like home. Everyone here is so welcoming and really makes you feel like you belong. It was so easy to make friends here.”

Abby Kerr,
Wapello, Iowa


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Agricultural Sciences
1000 Washington Hall
319-398-5609
agsciences@kirkwood.edu