Engineering Technology and Management for Agricultural Systems

College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences


What is Engineering Technology and Management for Agricultural Systems?

This major applies both engineering principles and business management concepts. Students will work with systems involving agriculture, food, energy, water, and the environment. In our program, you will gain important problem-solving skills and learn how to operate new technology. You'll also learn how to manage supplies to maintain healthier, more sustainable environments. Students may specialize in one of the following areas:

  • Construction Systems Management
  • Environmental Systems Management
  • Mechanization, Marketing, and Technology Management
  • Processing Systems
  • Renewable Energy Systems

Career Options

  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Maintenance
  • Systems

Post-Graduation Success1

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Sample employer destinations: John Deere, Cargill, Monsanto View All

Sample grad school destinations: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Chicago, Harold Washington College View All

Review Criteria

First-Year Major-Specific Criteria

  • Strong science and math coursework and performance
  • Calculus and Chemistry preferred (if available at high school)

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Transfer Criteria

Transfer Guide

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Annual Program Costs3

Illinois Resident

  • Tuition: $15,298
  • Fees: $4,928
  • Expenses: $18,222
  • Total: $38,448


  • Tuition: $34,418
  • Fees: $4,928
  • Expenses:$18,562
  • Total: $57,908


  • Tuition: $35,366
  • Fees: $4,928
  • Expenses: $18,562
  • Total: $58,856