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

Grafting Tomatoes
Plant Science students explain how to attach scions to root stock in HORT 497A.

Student Stories - "Experience Ag Sciences"

Penn State wildlife and fisheries science senior shines as presenter at meeting
April 22, 2019
Ben Kline, a wildlife and fisheries science major in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, recently was celebrated for giving an informative presentation at a professional conference.
Brianna Elicker is a quality assurance intern at Penn State’s Berkey Creamery, where she is responsible for microbial plating and environmental swabbing.   Image: Natalie McCollum
Penn State food science senior has found the ingredients for success
March 19, 2019
Brianna Elicker, of York, a senior majoring in food science in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, has had a passion for food and agriculture from an early age.
Left: Built in 1889, the Agriculture Experiment Station was the first agriculture building on Penn State's campus. Right: Greg Pinto, a Penn State World Campus turfgrass science student, volunteered at the 2017 U.S. Senior Open golf tournament.   Image: Penn State
Penn State World Campus helps University stay true to founding mission
February 22, 2019
Penn State remains committed 164 years after its founding to providing an agricultural education — no matter where its students live.

In the Media: Job Outlook for Ag Sciences Students

Josh Cassar, a Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences grad, now works for Bell and Evans.
Agriculture fields ripe with job opportunities for college graduates
The Centre Daily Times explores the many opportunities available to students who major in agricultural topics.
Agriculture Employee Opportunities. Source: NIFA, USDA, and Purdue University
Job Outlook Bright for Ag Students
According to the USDA, there are nearly 60,000 high-skilled agriculture job openings expected annually in U.S., yet only 35,000 graduates available to fill them.
Penn State Tops Recruiter Rankings
The Wall Street Journal ranks Penn State No. 1 among corporate recruiters.