Dealership Management Program

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The Dealership Management Program is an area of emphasis in agricultural systems management program.

It meets the basic education requirements of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and the agricultural systems management program.

Elective courses have been selected by the implement industry to provide the desired background in business management to supplement the technical agricultural systems management preparation.


Graduates of the program receive a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Systems Management.

Goals and Benefits

The goal of the Dealership Management Program is to develop dealership management personnel. It is an educational program where the student earns a four-year agricultural systems management degree and completes two summer work experiences at a sponsoring dealership (CNH, John Deere, AGCO).

Benefits of the program include:

  • Understanding and applying the use of technology relevant to the agricultural industry.
  • Participating in an industry-based education program.
  • Developing dealership management experience.

Requirements

  • Meet MU admission requirements and submit an application for admission to MU.
  • Obtain a sponsorship from an implement dealer.
  • Follow the approved curriculum (course substitutions must be approved by the agricultural systems management academic adviser).
  • Maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5.
  • Work at an implement dealership in a work-study program between the freshman and sophomore years or between the sophomore and junior years.
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