48 months
31712 USD/year
31712 USD/year
12432 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Agricultural Education - Teacher Development major at Colorado State University is delivered in a three-part model: classroom, experiential learning, and leadership development. 

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eacher development in school-based agriculture education is education in agriculture. In Colorado, agricultural education is delivered through approximately 120 secondary programs located throughout the state.

 Over 6,000 young people are enrolled in agricultural education programs in Colorado. 

Students in the Teacher Development concentration take classes in agriculture and in the Center for Educator Preparation (CEP). 

A Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Education with a concentration in Teacher Development leads to teacher licensure by the state of Colorado. The curriculum requires students to demonstrate a competent knowledge of educational theory and a broad-based understanding in agricultural content. 

Students combine practical experience and technical course work including animal science, plant science, agricultural mechanics, natural resources, food products and processing, and agriculture business. Students must have a 2.75 GPA, pass the Praxis II assessment for Agriculture and Renewable Natural Resources licensure and complete a student teaching semester internship.

Potential occupations

Graduates in the Agricultural Education - Teacher Development major at Colorado State University  are in demand to fill a shortage in agricultural education teachers. Two-thirds of program graduates take teaching and administrative positions in public schools. Other graduates fill positions in agribusiness, feed, seed, fertilizer, machinery and finance companies, and human resource positions in agribusiness companies. Additionally, graduates often pursue advanced degrees in teaching agriculture and work at community colleges, in extension, or as curriculum specialists in organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Understanding Agricultural Education
  • Technical Tool Applications in Ag Education
  • Orientation to Agricultural Systems
  • Food Animal Science
  • Agricultural and Resource Economics 
  • Fundamentals of Chemistry 
  • General Crops

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

    • All first-year freshman students will submit an application using the Common Application. Your application will be reviewed after we receive all of the required items.
    • Transcripts: Submit your most recent transcripts or mark sheets. We will ask for additional materials if necessary. Only transcripts sent directly from the school or stamped and sealed are considered official.
    • Personal statement: Your personal statement, commonly called an essay, is your opportunity to help us understand what makes you unique beyond your grades and transcripts. Your personal statement will be reviewed during your admission decision, for consideration for any competitive majors, and for financial aid decisions.
    • Recommendation: One recommendation from a counselor or teacher is required.
    • English proficiency test results
    • Immigration documents (for international students)
    • ACT or SAT results (optional for international students)

Tuition Fee

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    12432 USD/year
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Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 USD /month
Living costs

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


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