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Graduates of the Agricultural Education, Communication and Leadership - Agricultural Education course at South Dakota State University are prepared for careers teaching agriculture, food and natural resources content. Graduates will qualify for a secondary teaching certificate and will also be prepared for a variety of careers in the agriculture industry.

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Overview

Teaching agriculture and providing leadership for a local FFA chapter is a very rewarding and promising profession. A National shortage of agricultural educators, extending to many states across the country, means that numerous positions are available each year. 

This Agricultural Education, Communication and Leadership - Agricultural Education course at South Dakota State University  will be a good fit if you:

  • Interested in teaching agriculture and serving as an FFA Advisor
  • Are involved in 4-H, FFA, or other agricultural activities
  • Possess strong leadership and communication skills
  • Want to make a positive difference in the lives of others and in the future of agriculture; Interested in mentoring or working with youth
  • Have an interest in multiple aspects of agriculture

Career Opportunities

  • High School Agricultural Education Teacher
  • 4-H Youth Programs
  • Extension Services
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Ag Sales Representative

Accreditation

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Programs

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Farm and Ranch Management 
  • Construction Technology and Materials and Lab 
  • Methods in Agricultural Education and Lab 
  • Supervision of Work Experience and Youth Organizations
  • Livestock Evaluation and Marketing and Lab

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
44
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
61

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.6

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
44
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
61

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application Note: New and transferring international (F-1 visa) undergraduate students should be at least 17 years of age by the time they begin their studies at SDSU.
    • Grade Point Average (GPA)

    New undergraduate students should have the equivalent of a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the US

    Transfer students who have completed 30 or more credits at another US college or university should have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.   

    • Academic Records
    • English Language Proficiency
    • All new undergraduate students (not transfer students) are required to provide proof of their English language proficiency. Scores must be submitted within two years of taking the test. Students from certain countries and based on their educational background may not have to submit scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 372 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 372 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    257 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 257 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 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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