Agricultural Education offers coursework that serves educators, leaders, and communicators in the broad agricultural industry. There is a thesis and non-thesis track, to be determined through advising and based on career objectives. The M.S. degree may be pursued with an emphasis in formal (school based agricultural education – teacher licensure) or non-formal education, leadership, communications, and/or extension, outreach, and engagement. Students work with an advisor to develop a program of study that meets their specific needs as indicated by occupational objectives and learning outcomes. Agricultural Education can also be included as one component of a MAIS program.

Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Any Term
Required Tests
  • None

English Language Requirements ?

English language requirements for international applicants to this program are the same as the standard Graduate School requirements.


Additional Requirements
  • Admit Term and Required Tests are dependent on thesis or non-thesis option; the teacher licensure program admits once per year (fall) and some prerequisite testing and courses are required. Contact the department for more information. The GRE is not required for admission.


Application requirements, including required documents, letters, and forms, vary by program and may not be completely represented here. The processing of your application will not be completed until these requirements have been met. Please, before applying to this program, always contact the program office to confirm application requirements.


Application Process

Please review the graduate school application process and Apply Online.

Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline for all applicants

Dependent on thesis or non-thesis option. The teacher licensure program application is due in February. Contact the department for more information.


Concentrations ?

This program has concentrations or tracks not represented here. Please visit the  Agricultural Education Website program website to learn more.

MAIS Participation

This program may serve as a secondary or third only field of study in a MAIS degree.


AMP Participation ?

This program does not participate in the Accelerated Master's Platform (AMP)