The Department of Agriculture at Alcorn State University is dedicated to training students in the Agricultural Sciences.  Today, agriculture and agribusiness are global industries requiring cutting-edge technologies, state- of-the-art scientific discoveries, the application of sound economic and business principles and management of natural resources and the environment.  The department administers programs to prepare students for government or private sector careers and for graduate/professional school.  The ultimate goal is to equip the students with practical knowledge and skills based on theoretical and proven techniques. 

The faculty and staff affiliated with this academic unit conduct research and outreach activities in fulfillment of the functions of land-grant universities.

The department offers instruction leading to the following Bachelor of Science degrees:

Graduate students admitted into the department can choose thesis or non-thesis tracks culminating into Master of Science degrees with options and endorsement, as listed below:

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