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School of Agriculture

Welcome to the School of Agriculture

The MTSU School of Agriculture appreciates your interest in our undergraduate and graduate programs.  Our students have many diverse learning opportunities, including understanding agricultural business operations, agricultural production, and the science and technology of agricultural production and processing.  Our students learn by doing and our courses incorporate a variety of hands-on learning  opportunities.  The School of Agriculture is a place where the faculty get to know you through involvement in classroom activities and extracurricular events.  Our facilities include modern technology and we offer opportunities to study abroad.  With several farms, a dairy, four greenhouses, a fermentation lab, and a horse science center, it’s not surprising that students can apply what they learn in a variety of real-life settings.  Feeding the world in a sustainable way is key to the future, and students can participate in research and experiential learning toward that goal. 

We offer programs leading to Bachelor of Science degrees in Agribusiness, Animal Science, Fermentation Science, Horse Science, and Plant & Soil Science.  A concentration in pre-veterinary medicine is available to animal science majors.  We offer a minors in precision agriculture, agricultural education and poultry science.  A Master of Science (M.S.) degree is offered in Horse Science, with three concentrations: Equine Education, Equine Management, and Equine Physiology.  We also offer a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Agricultural Education Leadership and a Master of Science in Professional Science (MSPS) – Fermentation Science.
We invite you to explore the many programs available in the School of Agriculture!  

If you are a prospective student and would like to schedule a tour of the department and/or the farm laboratory, please contact Megan Jones (SAG 100, 615-898-2523,  If you would like to schedule a tour of our Horse Science program, please contact Renee Dunn (HSC 100, 615-898-2832,
Directions to MTSU Horse Science Center
Directions to MTSU Farms 

School of Agriculture Address:
MTSU P.O. Box 5
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
GPS address: 651 Founders Lane

For more information contact:
Dr. Jessica Carter, Department Chair or 615-898-2169

Upcoming Events for Spring 2024 semester: 
March 12 – Host Regional FFA Livestock Judging CDE at the TN Livestock Center
March 13 – Private Movie Screening of “An Open Door” documentary on the life and work of Dr. Temple Grandin, Tucker Theatre, 7:00 pm
March 23 – MTSU True Blue Preview Day, School of Ag tours and tour of Farm Lab and Horse Science Cener, Register here!
April 18 – Agriculture Awards Banquet, JUB ballroom, 6:00 pm.

Check out our newest School of Agriculture newsletter here!
Digital Agriculture Center: 
Congratulations to our 2023 Outstanding Seniors and Scholarship Recipients. To see the list click here

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