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Agricultural Technology, AAS

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Havre, MT, United States
Montana State University - Northern's Agricultural Technology program offers courses that give students a comprehensive background in agricultural production and management.  This ag school program is designed to work as an independent Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree course as well as the first half of the Bachelor of Science (BS) in Agricultural Operations Technology.
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Study agricultural technology in an MSU-N program that covers a range of agricultural sciences, business, and technology.

Combine ag school classroom work with hands-on experience through cooperative education.

 Career Outlook

Montana State University - Northern AAS Agricultural Technology graduates often find employment with businesses and industries related to food and fiber production, marketing, and processing both in and out of Montana. 

Opportunities also exist for employment with governmental agencies, private industry, and as farm/ranch operators. When combined with a business major or minor, the programs are designed to provide students with education in sales, merchandising, accounting, and skills required for management positions with agriculturally related businesses.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    62 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forage Implements
  • Applied Water Hydraulics
  • Tlg, Plntg, Spray Implements
  • Independent Study
  • Cooperative Education
  • Agriculture Technology Mgt

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Submit an application form or apply online. 
    • A $30 non-refundable application fee and the completed admissions application should be returned to the Admissions Office. 
    • A final high school transcript, with a graduation date posted.
    • All freshmen applicants who have graduated from high school less than three years prior to the first date of enrollment at Montana State University-Northern must submit a score report from the American College Test (ACT) or from the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9332 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    18664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9332 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    5954 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2977 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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388 per credit for WUE & Canadian

Living costs for Havre

  • 843 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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