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Advance your career with a graduate degree.

Are you ready for the next step in your career or education? The graduate programs in the Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership will challenge you academically and professionally while providing a flexible plan of study that can be tailored to meet your needs. With world-class instruction and research grounded in practical application, abundant assistantship opportunities, a focus on professional development, and a broad set of leadership and service opportunities, we are committed to helping you develop as a person, scholar and professional.

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Our Majors

Agricultural Education

Major in agricultural education to become a school-based agricultural education instructor or extension educator and teach the next generation of agricultural innovators and leaders.

Agricultural Communications

Major in agricultural communications to gain skills in writing, editing, photography, graphic design, digital media, social media, and video production and become qualified for a variety of careers in communications, marketing, advertising or public relations.

Agricultural Leadership

Major in agricultural leadership to gain a deep understanding of leadership theory and its application. The five core values of the major are commitment to agriculture, authentic leadership, diversity, critical thinking and professionalism.

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Offset the cost of your graduate degree.

In addition to traditional scholarships, awards, grants and loans, many students help finance graduate education through part-time, paid employment as a graduate assistant.
As a graduate assistant, you also will expand and apply your knowledge and skills under the supervision of faculty or staff. Graduate students in Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership have the opportunity for graduate teaching and research assistantships within the department, as well as applied assistantships in communications or leadership positions with departments and units across campus.

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The decision to attend graduate school is big and important. We're here to help personalize your experience. Contact us today!

Jon Ramsey

Departmental Graduate Coordinator and Agricultural Education contact

Quisto Settle

Agricultural Communications faculty contact

Lauren Cline

Agricultural Leadership faculty contact

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