Future Students

Discover our 17 majors and 22 minors, and learn about student life in the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences.

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Future Students

Discover our 17 majors and 22 minors, and learn about student life in the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences.

Future Student Videos

Planting A Deep-float Hydroponic System
The deep-float hydroponic system is one of several aquaponic and hydroponic systems being built in HORT 497A

Student Stories - "Experience Ag Sciences"

Bunmi Akintola
Biorenewable systems senior reflects on how Penn State helped shape her future
February 16, 2018
Bunmi Akintola, a senior in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, credits Penn State with helping her find her purpose in the world of agriculture.
Melissa Mercado and Drew May are among the undergraduate students participating in research projects in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology.
Plant pathology students reap benefits of research opportunities
February 14, 2018
Helping undergraduate students understand scientific knowledge through participation in research is a top priority for faculty in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences to host open house
February 13, 2018
Prospective students and their families are invited to explore the 17 academic majors and 22 minors of Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences during a spring open house on Monday, April 16, at the University Park campus.

In the Media: Job Outlook for Ag Sciences Students

Let's Talk About Jobs in Food & Ag!
Forbes' "The Mixing Bowl" speaks with Sonny Ramaswamy, Director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) at the United States Department of Agriculture about the future of jobs in agriculture and food.
Want A Job? Study Food And Agriculture
Forbes' Jeffrey Dorfman explains how a career in food and fiber could lead to success for many college graduates.
Video: Agriculture degrees the hot ticket for job growth
From Fox News: Food and ag sectors of the U.S. economy are on pace to generate roughly 54,000 jobs per year for those with degrees in food, renewable energy, and environmental specialties.