Students who have a degree in the agricultural sciences qualify for a variety of careers, and opportunities are abundant in South Dakota. If you love using your hands and working with nature, a career in the agricultural industry could be right for you.
Agricultural experts are a necessity in areas like feed and equipment manufacturing, food processors and distributors, livestock breeding associations and food research. Formal training in animal sciences could even provide a solid foundation for a career in veterinary medicine.
A degree in agriculture can take you just about anywhere in the industry. You can work inside or outside doing anything from teaching and research to working with animals.
For people who enjoy cars, working with their hands and solving problems, a career as an automotive technician can really drive your future.
Building Trades / Construction
A degree or certification in the construction trades can lead to employment as a construction manager, cost estimator or building inspector.