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What is agricultural communications?

The agricultural communications major includes courses in communications and agriculture. You will become a well-rounded professional, ready for a career in writing, advertising, public relations, web content management, photography, social media or video production.

Why agricultural communications at OSU?

Today’s fast-paced, consumer-driven society requires accurate, timely communication between agricultural leaders and the public. By choosing a degree in agricultural communications, you will study in one of the nation’s best programs and learn from award-winning faculty members with industry experience who are devoted to students and their successes.

Career paths

Agricultural communications graduates are ready to work upon graduation, whether as a one-person communications department for a small business or a valuable member of a large organization. You can choose the area that best suits your personality and strengths.


annually awarded by the OSU Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership


Senior capstone course

In your senior capstone course, you will use the skills you’ve developed to produce the Cowboy Journal, a full-color magazine distributed to OSU Ferguson College of Agriculture alumni as well as students, faculty, staff and others interested in the college.


Fast fact

OSU students have won more National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) Critique and Contest awards than students from any other university in North America.


Real-world experience

To best prepare you for the real world, you will be required to complete an internship or student teaching experience prior to graduation. The opportunity to work at a business or organization in your field of study or to teach in a high school classroom as part of your undergraduate experience will prepare and develop you into a well-rounded agricultural professional.


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