04/01/2019- Bay College is Michigan State University’s newest Institute of Agricultural Technology community college partner offering valuable agricultural experiences for students in the Upper Peninsula. The partnership between Bay College and IAT provides students with the opportunity to complete the associate degree in agriculture from Bay College with an agricultural operations IAT certificate as part of the MSU program. Representatives with the college say students graduating with this degree and certificate will be equipped for a wide variety of career opportunities in agriculture and add electives options allow students to custom design their program so that they can be prepared to work on a farm, perform research either academically or industrially, or run operations on a larger scale. There are currently close to 500 students enrolled in the IAT program all across Michigan.