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Agricultural Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

This Agricultural Education concentration offered by University of Maryland Eastern Shore prepares students to become qualified teachers and to successfully assume the complex role of a teacher in the classroom of the twenty-first century. Agricultural Education includes general education, professional education, and specialized education. The curriculum for each student will vary depending on needs and interest. The flexibility of the curriculum provides the student an opportunity to select courses in various areas of agriculture. 

Key facts:

The primary goal of the undergraduate teacher education program is to insure success within the teaching profession by

  • providing a comprehensive knowledge base that insures competency in agriculture subject matter areas
  • providing the opportunity to develop sophisticated clinical skills. Students enrolled in this program are provided a carefully planned course of study that emphasizes excellence in both theoretical and applied learning.

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:

  • Animal Science 
  • Plant Science 
  • Agriculture Economics 
  • Engineering principles Applied to Agriculture 
  • Contemporary Education
  • Developmental psychology
  • Comprehensive Assessment in Education
  • Supervised Experience Programs
  • Classroom Management
  • Teaching Reading in the Content Areas: Part I
  • Curriculum and Instruction in Agriculture
  • Teaching Internship

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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.

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

  • An official evaluation of all academic records (credential evaluation) from WES, ECE or AACRAO. Please request a course-by-course evaluation including a grade point average (GPA). The evaluation should be accompanied by an official copy of each academic record.
  • Official scores to confirm English proficiency (IELTS or TOEFL scores). Conditional admission is not offered for applicants whose scores do not meet the minimum required scores below, or for those who do not have scores to submit.  The scores should be no more than two years old.
  • An official copy of the test results from taking either the SAT I or ACT.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15828 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15828 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15828 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15828 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5418 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5418 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Maryland City

  • 1610 - 2730 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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