The Master of Agricultural Education is a professional degree designed to enhance the human resource skills in agriculture and education. The flexible program provides a core of planning, delivery, evaluation, and administrative strategies while encouraging specialization in teacher education, adult and extension education, agricultural communications, youth development or technology transfer. Degree recipients hold positions as agriculture teachers, extension agents, agricultural and environmental agency employees, as well as human resource development specialists in agricultural industry.
More information can be found in this graduate handbook.
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A minimum of 30 credit hours is required for the professional degree. With 12 credit hours devoted to the major field, three credit hours in statistics, and the remaining courses based on students’ concentration areas, the MAgEd is a flexible program providing a core of planning, delivery, evaluation, and administrative strategies while encouraging specialization in teacher education, adult and extension education, agricultural communications, youth development or technology transfer.
The School or Program offers a number of graduate assistantships to students each year based on merit. These are offered in the form of stipends and the additional benefit of tuition remission. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester to qualify for a graduate assistantship and must work a minimum of 10 hours a week as a teaching or research assistant or perform other tasks assigned by the School or Program.