Agricultural Education

This major prepares students to teach agricultural education for grades 5-12. You'll be licensed to teach agriscience, agribusiness, agriculture, horticulture, food systems, agrimechanics, and natural resource management. You'll learn the foundations of education, and do a year of student teaching.

Your studies will cover a range of topics, including agriculture, economics, natural resources, food systems, biology, humanities, and communications.

Tracks

Undergraduate: Apply and teach agricultural, food, and natural resource sciences during field experiences in schools. Develop communication, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills. Help meet the demand for school-based agricultural education teachers that is expected to increase in the future, both in Minnesota and across the United States.

Master of Science: Graduate with an undergraduate degree such as agricultural communication & marketing, animal science, or natural resources, and complete this program to become licensed to teach agricultural education. Make a positive contribution to student’s lives, schools, and communities.

Admissions

Abby Reynolds
Freshman Admissions Counselor
abby@umn.edu
+1 612-625-3284 (direct line)
1-800-752-1000 (toll free)

Jeff Polski
Transfer Admissions Counselor
pols0025@umn.edu
+1 612-624-3220 (direct line)
1-800-752-1000 (toll free)

 

Major Coordinator

Amy Smith
arsmith@umn.edu 
+1 612 624 6590

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