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Agricultural Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Moscow, ID, United States
This Agricultural Education program from University of Idaho prepares you to teach secondary-level students (grades 6-12) about the agriculture industry and technologies. You will gain broad agriculture knowledge, explore teaching methods, and learn how to plan a curriculum, manage a classroom and supervise out-of-classroom learning programs like FFA and 4-H.
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Overview

At an early age, youth can begin learning important lifelong skills about raising crops, caring for animals, conducting research and managing a farm or agribusiness.

Hands-on learning opportunities include shadowing a local teacher, assisting a local FFA chapter, and studying at the on-campus animal centers, greenhouses and plant science farms.

This program could be a good fit if you:

  • Want to become a teacher
  • Enjoy working with youth
  • Are interested in agriculture sciences
  • Have strong communication and leadership skills
  • Are involved in 4-H, FFA or other agriculture-related activities

Career Outcomes

With this Agricultural Education program from University of Idaho, you could become a/an:

  • Agriculture teacher at secondary level (6-12 grades)
  • Supervisor of FFA or 4-H
  • Youth development educator
  • Marketing specialist
  • Community planning consultant
  • University extension educator

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Agricultural Education 
  • Animal Reproduction & Breeding 
  • Public Speaking
  • Humanities 
  • Integrated Seminar
  • College Writing & Rhetoric
  • Experimental Learning & SAE Programs
  • The Science of Animals that Serve Humanity 
  • Organisms and Environments

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Undergraduate applicants who have no previous work at the post-secondary level must have at least a 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) from a secondary school. Students must also meet the criteria for admission to university level study in their home country.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8304 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Moscow

  • 750 - 1100 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Over 400 scholarships are offered exclusively to College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students based on GPA and other qualifications.

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