Focus on Agricultural Education

The Master of Science in Agricultural and Extension Education is designed for agricultural science teachers, extension agents, and other professionals involved in formal or informal education organizations, as well as agricultural professionals who work with applied agricultural technologies or agricultural communications.


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Application Deadlines

  • Fall: July 1
  • Spring: November 1


A degree plan is developed according to faculty specializations in agricultural education, agricultural communication or agricultural system technology management. There are 12 hours required in the program, while elective courses may be custom-designed to meet the needs of individual students.

  • Thesis or non-thesis option
  • Affiliate of IDEA Consortium
  • Students can enroll in fall, spring or summer


Program Coordinator

Dr. Jill Rucker
Associate Professor
Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
Agricultural Education, Communications & Technology



Tuition / credit hour $446.29
Fee / credit hour
Library $4.68
Network & Data Systems $13.10
Off-campus $30
Online Facilities $2

Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2024 rates for students studying completely online. Students in online programs who take an on-campus course will pay on-campus fees, mandatory and college fees, for only the on-campus course.

Financial Aid  

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Per credit hour for IDEA Courses
Summer $600
Fall $610



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