Agricultural Education

agedSara“With my love of people, involvement in FFA, and passion for agriculture, I knew a career in agricultural education would be the perfect fit for me. The curriculum allows students to grasp all areas of agriculture, and the career opportunities this major presents set them up for success. My experiences with faculty and fellow students in agricultural education and the College of Agriculture will equip me to be the best teacher I can be.”

Sara Schifferdecker
Girard, Kansas

Agricultural education is a major with excellent employment potential and a broad view of agriculture. Students learn about agriscience, animal science, horticulture, agribusiness, agricultural technology management, leadership, crops, soils and education. This combination of courses, along with professional education and an emphasis on communication skills, prepare graduates for challenging careers in agriculture.

Possible careers

Agricultural education teacher, extension agent, agriculture finance representative, crop consultant, educational supervisor, human resource specialist, international agriculture consultant, production agriculture manager, program coordinator, sales/service representative.

Degree Options

The agricultural education curriculum develops a diverse agricultural background. Along with majoring in agricultural education, many of our students easily achieve a minor with in a department in the college of agriculture such as animal science and industry or agronomy


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Transfer Equivalency Information

Advanced Placement Information

Further Information

The classes you are required to take for an Agricultural Education major are outlined in the complete curriculum guide below.

Agricultural Education