Agriculture Engineering Technology

Explores how science can be used to build structures and machines and to program computers and devices to enhance the life of plants and animals and increase utility to humans.

Fort Valley State University

explore agricultural problem solving through machinery

Agricultural engineering technology graduates are prepared for careers as well as graduate study in agricultural engineering technology and management, biological systems engineering, biomedical engineering and medicine.

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Agriculture engineering technology majors explore how science can be used to build structures and machines and program computers and other devices to enhance the life cycle of plants and animals and increase their utility to humans. Faculty train students to apply scientific, engineering and management knowledge toward the solutions of problems associated with sustaining and improving agricultural systems. Instruction also focuses on developing good communication skills in reading, writing, speaking and use of computer information technology.



Bachelor of Science with a major in agriculture engineering technology


  • Agricultural Equipment Specialist
  • Agricultural Imports Inspector
  • Biological Systems Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • CAD Programmer
  • Design Technician
  • Energy Advisor
  • Engineering Technician
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Experimental Mechanic
  • Farm Manager/Operator
  • Plant Operations Manager
  • Precision Agricultural Specialist
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Research Technician
  • Safety Specialist
  • Systems Designer
  • Water Management/Quality Specialist

Visit the American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers at to learn more about Agricultural and Biological Engineering Careers and Graduate study opportunities.

Meet the Faculty

The Engineering Technology Department faculty at Fort Valley State University understand what it takes to succeed.


Program Contact

Archie Williams

Archie Williams, Ph.D.