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Advanced Farm Business Management - Certificate

30 Credits
CERT2110/CERT3122
Degree Description

The Advanced Farm Business Management Certificate is designed for learners who have completed the full Farm Business Management program and wish to continue to update their management skills in the rapidly changing and challenging area of farm business management. Similar to Farm Business Management, most learners in the Advanced Farm Business Management program will enroll as part-time students and will carry 5 credits per semester.

Admission Dates: Fall, Spring, and Summer Semester


Offered on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2017-2018 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (12 Courses)

Select the following courses:
FBMA2100 Fundamentals of Financial Management as it Relates to Risk Management (3 Credits)
FBMA2101 Applied Financial Management as it Relates to Risk Management (3 Credits)
FBMA2110 Fundamentals of Financial Management/Strategic Planning Emphasis (3 Credits)
FBMA2111 Applied Financial Management/Strategic Planning Emphasis (3 Credits)
FBMA2120 Fundamentals of Financial Mgmt/Business Plan Emphasis (3 Credits)
FBMA2121 Applications in Financial Management/Business Plans (3 Credits)
FBMA2130 Directed Study - Decision Making (2 Credits)
FBMA2131 Directed Study - Communications (2 Credits)
FBMA2132 Directed Studies in Modern Agricultural Technology (2 Credits)
FBMA2133 Directed Studies in Farm Business and/or Family Transition (2 Credits)
FBMA2134 Directed Study - Personnel Management (2 Credits)
FBMA2135 Directed Study - Enterprise Alternatives (2 Credits)

Elective Credits (Suggested)

These courses are not required but are suggested as courses which may be beneficial to you in this career field. You will graduate from this program even if you do not complete these courses.
FBMT1213 Managing a Farm System in a Global Economy (2 Credits)
FBMT1223 Using System Analysis in Total Farm Planning (2 Credits)
FBMT1233 Application of Productive Enterprise Information (2 Credits)
FBMT2200 Special Topics-General Farm Management (1 Credit)
FBMT2239 Special Topics-Livestock (2 Credits)
FBMT2243 Using Financial Instruments in Farm Systems Management (2 Credits)
FBMT2253 System Plans and Projections (2 Credits)
FBMT2263 Evaluating Farm System Programs (2 Credits)
FBMT2300 Computer Applications in Business Management (2 Credits)
FBMT2305 Legal Issues in Ag (2 Credits)
FBMT2310 Environmental Interactions in Agriculture (2 Credits)
FBMT2315 Effective Time Management (2 Credits)
FBMT2320 Family Wellness and Business Relationships (2 Credits)
FBMT2325 Ethics in this Business of Agriculture (2 Credits)
FBMT2330 Business Math Principles (2 Credits)
FBMT2335 Labor Economics and Management (2 Credits)
FBMT2340 Rural Leadership (2 Credits)
FBMT2345 CPR and First Aid (2 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.