The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute provides educational programs leading to associate degrees in agriculture, horticulture, environmental sciences, business, and engineering technology. With a high value placed on lifelong learning, we provide accessible, high-quality, applied educational experiences. Our goal is to prepare individuals to be technically competent, self-reliant, and productive citizens in a global society.
The purposes of the Institute are to offer: 1) associate of science and associate of applied science degrees and certificates that include general and technical courses; 2) credit and non-credit continuing education and workforce development opportunities; and 3) transfer programs leading to higher levels of education.
Emphasis is placed on: 1) preparing technically proficient individuals for various careers; 2) developing skills and abilities in problem solving, critical thinking, leadership, and communication; and 3) fostering an environment where diversity is valued and integrated throughout the institute.