The Agricultural Education track is where teachers are trained. We create strong partnerships with the College of Education and Workforce Education ensure that graduate students have a rich and full educational experience.

Option Details

The Agricultural Education option allows students to select course work related to their specific interests including: educational program planning and instructional development; leadership within and administration of agricultural education programs; and change in agricultural education.

Degree Options

  • Master of Education (M.Ed.)
  • Master of Science (M.S.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

M.Ed., M.S. and Ph.D. students in Education, Development and Community Engagement will demonstrate competency and breadth of knowledge in their chosen specialization within Program Development and Evaluation, Leadership and Community Development, Educational Processes, Research Methods, Data Analysis and Statistics. They will create new knowledge by conducting and reporting relevant research within their sub-disciplines. Students will be able to communicate with diverse audiences regarding issues related to Program Development and Evaluation, Leadership and Community Development, Educational Processes. They will develop analytical and critical thinking skills so that they can apply their knowledge to address relevant community and societal problems. They will become practiced in applying the principles of academic integrity and proper research methodology and reporting.

Course Work

This option requires 18-24 credits, chosen from the following:

  • AEE 530 Teaching & Learning in Agriculture Science
  • AEE 515 Engagement Through Outreach Scholarship in Higher Education
  • AEE 524 Change in Education
  • AEE 400 Global Agriculture Education Educational Programs in Agriculture for Developing Countries
  • AEE 412 Methods of Teaching Agriculture and Environmental Science
  • AYFCE 438 Living in an Increasingly Diverse Society
  • C-S 560 : Principles of Instructional Supervision and Curriculum and Instruction
  • LDT 505 - Integrating Mobile Technologies into Learning Environments
  • LDT 550 -Learning Design Studio
  • ADTED/CIED 508 (CIED) Globalization and Lifelong Learning