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WHY CHOOSE THIS PROGRAM?
Precision Agriculture Equipment Technology is a continually expanding industry due to the technological advances in the equipment used in farming. Graduates of this program are in high demand due to this rapid growth.
Median Precision Agriculture Equipment Technology Salary in Indiana
$18.49/hour*
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Wage data taken from U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. May 2019 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates: Indiana. (2020). *Salary listed represents earnings once a student transfers and earns a bachelor's degree.

The Precision Agriculture Equipment Technology program at Ivy Tech is the first of its kind and is taught by instructors with real-world experience. Students will use state-of-the-art laboratories equipped with the newest on-board equipment, as well as tractors, combines, sprayers, and more!

Precision agriculture combines computer technology with GPS and mapping software to record and track yield information. Classes focus on a variety of subjects necessary to be successful in this field, including production agriculture, mechanical systems, electronics, and even business strategies and global farming issues! Students will spend a significant amount of class time completing hands-on activities with the ability to have one-on-one time with the instructor.

 

Our Graduates

The Precision Agriculture Equipment Technology program prepares students for careers as precision agriculture technicians.  Our graduates will have the foundation needed to begin a high-paying job in the community, getting in on the ground-floor of this rapidly expanding job field.

Degrees & Certificates

Please select from our list of certificates, technical certificates, and degrees below for class and location information. More information is available on each degree and certificate option in the dropdown above.

PROGRAM CURRICULA: Review the courses you will take in this program.


Technical Certificates

Agriculture Equipment Service Technician
(34 credit hours = 3 semesters)

Precision Agriculture Specialist
(34 credit hours = 3 semesters)

Precision Agriculture Technician
(34 credit hours = 3 semesters)

Degrees

Associate of Applied Science
(60 credit hours = 5 semesters)


NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certificate is based on students who are program-ready and does not include College Prep courses. Availability of degrees and certificates varies by campus.


Completion Guides

Completion guides provide the recommended path to graduation, broken out by 8-week term. Courses are also numbered to show an overall number for students taking fewer classes at a time. Please consult with your advisor to determine which classes are the best option for you to take.

Associate of Applied Science - Precision Agriculture Equipment Technology

Technical Certificate - Agriculture Equipment Service Technician

Technical Certificate - Precision Agriculture Specialist

Technical Certificate - Precision Agriculture Technician

Program Locations

The Precision Agriculture Equipment Technology program is offered at the Ivy Tech campus(es) above.