Agricultural Education Program
Preparing the next generation of agricultural professionals.
Our Degree Programs
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (BSAG)
You may choose from two predefined emphasis areas or work with your faculty advisor to customize your plan of study.
- Animal Agriculture option
- Multidisciplinary option
Master of Science in (M.S.)
- Agricultural Education and Leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
- Agricultural Education
- Agricultural Communications
- Agricultural Leadership
Frequently Asked Questions
- What careers can I pursue with a degree in agricultural education?
Agricultural education is the only degree program providing a clear path to certification of school-based agricultural education teachers. However, an agricultural education degree prepares graduates for a variety of careers.
- Agricultural education instructor
- Agricultural literacy coordinator
- Agricultural professor or college instructor
- Agricultural sales
- Curriculum development
- Extension education
- High school teacher/FFA advisor
- Junior/community college judging coach
- Natural resource education
- Production agriculture/farming/ranching
- State and federal agencies
- How many students are in agricultural education?
With more than 120 students from 16 states and 7 faculty, our program is large enough to add rigor and small enough remain personalized.
- I am not from Oklahoma. Will I fit in?
The national reputation of our agricultural education program attracts students from across the country. In fact, more than a third (36%) of our students are from outside of Oklahoma. Our students hail from 16 states, with many joining us from California and Texas. As an out-of-state student, you absolutely will feel at home and fit in!
- What courses will I take?Visit this page to learn more about course requirements.
- What is advising like in agricultural education?
Agricultural education advisers, like all advisers in the Ferguson College of Agriculture, are faculty who advise, teach courses and are involved professionally in the ag education profession. Advisers assist students in identifying their career objectives and in reaching career preparation goals.
Our program is known for our laid back, family atmosphere, which is evident in the close relationship between and among our faculty and students. It just takes one visit to see "There is something special about the 4th floor of Ag Hall."
- What student organizations can I join?
We have a wide range of student organizations to assist students in gaining the leadership, interpersonal and professional skills needed for a successful career and personal fulfillment.