UGA Specific Information for Agricultural Communication

The agricultural communications major prepares students to report agricultural information to audiences such as consumers, legislators, homeowners, farmers, agribusinesses, commodity groups, and governmental agencies. Through positions in fields such as public relations, sales, marketing, journalism, photography, and media, students communicate about the importance of agriculture. Students in Agricultural Communication take courses in the prestigious Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication as well as in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, concentrating in journalism news editorial, advertising, public relations, and telecommunications. In today's economic environment, there is a need for people with communication skills who also understand scientific agriculture. 

Class of 2017*

** Includes Self-Employed

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The job market for agricultural communicators includes:

  • Farm broadcasting
  • Journalists and editors of agricultural/rural magazines and newspapers
  • Communication specialist, public relations practitioner, or Web developer for agricultural commodity organizations, businesses, non-profits
  • Sales representative for agricultural business
  • Science journalist
  • Land-grant university communication specialist
  • Public relations or advertising for firms that specialize in or have agricultural clients

*Taken from Wikipedia

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Graduate/Professional Schools Attended by UGA Agricultural Communication Majors for the Class of 2017*

Emory University | The University of Georgia | The University of North Georgia


*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring ..., Job Titles of ..., Career Outcomes for ..., and Graduate Schools Attended By ..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2017 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.