Ag Mechanics Tech

Agriculture Mechanics Technology AAS

Prepare for a Dynamic Career in the Agriculture Industry

Montana State University-Northern's Agricultural Mechanics degree provides the in-depth education required to work on current agriculture equipment. The ag mechanics program focuses on agriculture equipment but also covers other topics useful in an agriculture management or agriculture mechanics career.

  • Practical, hands-on ag mechanics courses give you the training you need to maintain and repair equipment vital to agricultural production.
  • Complete an ag mechanics program that gives you valuable training and the chance to earn money and real-world experience at the same time.
  • Agricultural Mechanics Technology offerings at MSU-Northern include a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree, a minor, and a departmental certificate.

Associate's Degree in Agricultural Mechanics: Hands On. Field Based.

  • Get on-the-job experience when you participate in the cooperative education program; work in your field as part of your curriculum.
  • Prepare to manage ag equipment for any scale of agriculture operation.
  • Study agriculture mechanics in classes that are specifically designed to give you the greatest amount of practical knowledge and abilities.

Agricultural Mechanics Faculty: Invested Instructors. Student-centered.

  • Learn from MSU-N professors who have years of practical experience in the agriculture mechanics field.
  • Get individual support from faculty who are invested in MSU-Northern Agricultural Mechanics program students' long-term career path.

Agricultural Mechanics Courses: Focused. Experience-based.

Ag Equipment – Learn how to maintain and repair tractors, combines, tillage, planting, spraying, and forage equipment.

Diesel Engines and More – Train on diesel engines and fuel systems, electrical/electronic systems, hydraulic systems, heating and air conditioning systems, heavy duty powertrains, and metal repair in additional to MSU-N Agricultural Mechanics classes.

Communications Basics – Ensures you have the basics in writing and communications when you pursue an Agricultural Mechanics degree.

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Career Outlook for Agricultural Mechanics

When you've completed MSU-Northern's AAS in Agricultural Mechanics Technology, you're prepared for employment in agricultural business, manufacturing or agriculture repair shops. In addition, you may have the opportunity to move into a management position or return to production agriculture. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts steady continued nationwide growth in the ag mechanics industry.


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