Mission and Vision

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Mission

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.

 

Vision

Ohio State ATI is the post-secondary institution of choice for local, regional and international learners seeking technical education in agriculture, horticulture, environmental sciences, business, and engineering technology. Ohio State ATI is recognized and respected as an exemplary public institution that provides associate degrees, certificates and continuing education course work in agriculture, horticulture, environmental sciences, business, and engineering technology, and selected specialty areas. 

Ohio State ATI offers world-class technical educational opportunities, exceeds the expectations of customers, nurtures diversity, and maintains a sound fiscal structure that ensures its future. 

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