Agricultural Education

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 275 / program Foreign:$ 728 / program  
601–800 place StudyQA ranking:5124 Duration:

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Description


The agricultural course work, along with professional education courses, gives students the knowledge and skills to make a difference in their communities as teachers or agricultural professionals. Graduates in agricultural education are in high demand. Most graduates receive job offers before they graduate.

Students wishing to teach have nearly a 100 percent placement rate. Agricultural education teachers are well respected in their communities and make positive impacts on their students. They introduce students to the diversity of agriculture in the classroom, lab, shop and greenhouse.

Teachers help young people set and reach their goals through active involvement in the national FFA organization. They help students learn to excel as individuals and as members of teams. Graduates are also recruited as agriculture and 4-H extension agents and in many agribusinesses. The human relations and
presentation skills students learn in the professional education courses make them in demand in sales, finance, customer relations and many technical areas.

Professional options

Agricultural education graduates are qualified for many careers in the broad field of agriculture. The human relations skills they learn in the program make them strong candidates for careers as:

  • Agricultural education teacher
  • Extension agent
  • Agriculture finance representative
  • Crop consultant
  • Educational supervisor
  • Farm/ranch manager
  • Human resource specialist
  • International agriculture consultant
  • Production agriculture manager
  • Program coordinator
  • Sales/service representative

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline February (for scholarships), May (for Fall intake), October (for Spring intake) Tuition fee
  • USD 275 Module (National)
  • USD 728 Module (International)

*Tuition fee per one credit hour

Start date January,August 2015 Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

The required courses provide students a well-balanced introduction to all areas of agriculture.In addition, students are well equipped with knowledge and experiences for success in formal or informal instructional settings. The second semester of the senior year is devoted to completing a teaching internship.

General education courses in the humanities, mathematics, the natural sciences, and social and behavioral sciences will expand student perspectives.

Students receive in-depth preparation by taking extensive course work in agriculture. The required courses work in agriculture. Students also select and additional 15 hours of africulture. This allows students to gain knowledge and experience in their areas of interest.

The professional portion of the program includes courses in educational psychology, methods of teaching, foundations of education, special education, and multicultural and interpersonal relations. Students learn about teaching in the classroom and how to adjust teaching methods to the needs of exceptional students.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL iBT® test : 79

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Requirements

International admission:
  • Online international student undergraduate application
  • $80 USD application fee
  • A copy of your passport photo page
  • Affidavit of Financial Support (pdf) and bank statement
  • High school and university transcripts

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Alumni Study Travel Fund

    Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

  • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

    The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Kansas State University.

Accreditation

The secondary education program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, or NCATE, and the Kansas Department of Education. The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities.

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