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Agricultural Education

Washington State University

48 months
Duration
52186 USD/year
25702 USD/year
10760 USD/year
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About

Combining the best of agricultural science and teaching, the Agricultural Education program offered by Washington State University prepares students to educate the next generation of agricultural leaders and consumers. 

Overview

The Agricultural Education program is offered by Washington State University.  Highly sought after by employers, graduates can go on to teach high school and middle school agricultural science classes, as well as serve as FFA advisors, adult education instructors, community outreach coordinators, or university extension agents.

Strengths of the program

  • Participate in continuing professional development opportunities after receiving a degree or starting a career.
  • The agriculture education program enhances communication and leadership skills for careers throughout agricultural education.
  • Learn to develop curriculum and instructional materials for agricultural students.
  • Benefit from the career and learning networks provided by agriculture, food, and natural resource educators.
  • Engage in research and scholarly activities related to teaching, communication, distance delivery, and leadership in agriculture, food, and natural resources.
  • Prepare for a successful career as an agricultural educator in secondary and postsecondary schools, as well as for agriculture, food, and natural resources industries.

Agricultural education is a science-based program that includes chemistry, biology, communication, and math classes, as well as a teacher education component that results in certification to teach agriculture.

The major includes technical agriculture courses in animal science; crops and soils; horticulture; and agricultural and resource economics.

Career

More than 75 percent of the program’s graduates choose to teach the applied science of agriculture. There are many opportunities in Washington and nearby states to teach agriculture. Some agricultural education majors increase their employment options by also taking courses that lead to certification to teach science.

There are also a variety of non-teaching career areas that require the skills learned in the agricultural education program. Some of those non-teaching options include:

  • 4-H Youth or agricultural extension agent
  • FFA advisor
  • Administrator of industry-based training/information programs
  • Administrator of public relations programs
  • High school career and technical education director
  • Sales and service
  • Government agencies, such as SCS, ASCS, and FmHA
  • Public service organizations, such as Farm Bureau or livestock/crop commodity boards

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Cultivated Plants
  • World Agricultural Systems
  • Natural Resource Ecology
  • Soil: A Living System
  • Cultural and Community Contexts
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Methods, Materials, and Machines for Teaching Ag Mechanics
  • Introduction to Farm and Ranch Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The priority date for admission applications is January 31. Applications received after are welcomed and will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

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).
6.5
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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.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have your high school send your official transcripts to WSU. If you have college credit through Running Start or a similar program, ask the college to send those transcripts to WSU as well.
  • Have your official SAT or ACT scores sent to WSU. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    52186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26093 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    25702 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12851 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5380 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Pullman

904 - 1507 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

A variety of state, federal, and university-sponsored programs are available to help students with educational costs.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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