Master of Agricultural and Extension Education

The agricultural industry is constantly evolving, making it important to understand what opportunities are available. The Master of Science in Agricultural and Extension Education is designed for agricultural science teachers, extension agents, and other professionals involved in formal or informal education organizations, as well as agricultural professionals who work with applied agricultural technologies or agricultural communications.

The degree plan is developed according to faculty specializations in agricultural education, communications, leadership, or system technology management. Our professors strive to meet the custom needs and interests of individual students.

AGED 5463 - Research Methodology in the Social Sciences

AGED 5473 - Interpreting Social Data in Agriculture

AGED 5053 - Philosophy of Agricultural and Extension Education

Students can enroll in approved AG*IDEA  courses in other programs pending enrollment availability. Consult with graduate coordinator (during the pre-registration periods of April and November) for registration instructions.  

Spring 2020   

  • AGED 5001: Seminar Technical Communication (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus   Class #9951 Section 901 Regular Session Jan 13 - Apr 30
  • AGED 5001 Seminar Proposal Development (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus    Class #10214 Section 902 Regular Session Jan 13 - Apr 30
  • AGED 5053: Philosophy of Agricultural and Extension Education (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus Class #4642 Section 901 Regular Session Jan 13 - Apr 30
  • AGED 520V: Program Evaluation of Ag and Extension Education (course taught by North Carolina State) syllabus Class #11751 Section 901 Mini Session Jan 6 - Apr 23
  • AGED 520V: Curriculum Dev in Ag and Ex Education (course taught by Kansas State) syllabus Class #11752 Section 902 Mini Session Jan 21 -May 8
  • AGED 520V: Advanced Teaching Methods (course taught by Missouri State) syllabus Class #11754 Section 904 Mini Session Jan 21 - May 8
  • AGED 520V: Assessment in Agri Education (course taught by California State CHICO) syllabus Class #11755 Section 905 Mini Session Jan 21 - May 15
  • AGED 520V: Machine Mgmt Ag Tech Class #10063 Section 907 Mini Session Jan 21 - May 8
  • AGED 5993: Global Hort and Human Nutrition (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus Class #10071 Section 901 Regular Session Jan 13 - Apr 30.

 SUMMER 2020 

  • AGED 520V: Leadership and Management of Volunteers (course taught by Oklahoma State) syllabus Class #5422 Section 901 Mini Session May 26 -July 31.
  • AGED 520V: Utilizing Online Media (course taught by Texas Tech) syllabus   Class #5423 Section 902 Mini Session May 26 - July 31.
  • AGED 520V: Survey Development (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus  Class #4290 Section 905 Mini Session May 26 - July 16.
  • AGED 520V: Working with Diverse Students (course taught by California State, Chico).  Class #6148 Section 903  Mini Session June 1 - August 18. 
  • AGED 520V: Program Development (course taught by North Dakota State) Mini Session May 26 - July 31.
  • AGED 520V: Program Evaluation (course taught by Missouri State) Class #6149 Section 904 Mini Session May 26 - July 31.
  • AGED 5163: Leadership Through Film (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus  Mini Session May 26 - July 31. 
  • AGED 5243: Graphic Design (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus  Class #4105 Section 901 Mini Session May 26 - July 16.

FALL 2020  

  • AGED 520V: Program Planning in Ag and Extension Education  (course taught by NCSU) syllabus Class #11408 Section 906 Mini Session Aug 19 - Dec 4.
  • AGED 520V: Theory in Ag Communication (course taught by Kansas State) syllabus  Class #11409 Section 907 Mini Session Aug 24 - Dec 11.
  • AGED 520V: Qualitative Research Design (course taught by Missouri State) syllabus Class #11411 Section 909 Mini Session Aug 24 - Dec 10.
  • AGED 520V: Risk and Crisis Communication (course taught by Texas Tech) syllabus Class #11410 Section 908 Mini Session Aug 24 - Dec 9.
  • AGED 520V: Foundations of Ag Communication (course taught by Texas Tech) syllabus   Class #11795 Section 911 Mini Session Aug 24 - Dec 10.
  • AGED 520V: Adult Education & Programs (course taught by Oklahoma State) syllabus 
  • AGED 520V: Program Planning for Schools in Ag Education (course taught by California State, Chico) syllabus 
  • AGED 520V: Advanced Teaching Methods (course taught Oklahoma State) syllabus  Class #11796 Section 912  Mini Session Agu 24 - Dec 10.
  • AGED 520V: Program Development in Ag Education (course taught by North Dakota State)
  • AGED 520V: Scientific Communications (course taught byKansas State)  syllabus Class #11797 Section 913 Mini Session Aug 24- Dec 10. 
  • AGED 5001: Grant Writing (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus Class #7914 Section 901 Regular Session Aug 24 - Dec 10.
  • AGED 5033: Dev Leadership in Agri Organizations (course taught by Univeristy of Arkansas) syllabus Class #6317 901 Regular Session Aug 24 - Dec 10.
  • AGED 5463: Research Methods (course taught by University of Arkansas ) syllabus  
  • AGED 5473L: Interpreting Social Data (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus  

 

 

 

 

 

 
Because our students are often working professionals with busy lifestyles, we offer 2 flexible options for completing this degree:

Typical Online Tract:

 

 

Typical Campus Tract:

  • Courses taken on campus and online
  • Thesis
  • 6 hours of Thesis
  • Core courses offered through the U of A
  • 15 hours from AG*IDEA or other U of A courses 

Program Contact:

Donna Graham
Graduate Coodinator
dgraham@uark.edu
479-575-6346

Program at a Glance

Available to complete 100% online, on campus, or a combination

33 credit hours

2-3 year program completion, depending on student pace

GRE or MAT required, no minimum score

Affiliate of AG*IDEA Consortium

Students can enroll in fall or spring (no summer admission)

A cumulative GPA of 2.85 or higher for graduation

Thesis and Non-Thesis option

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