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. 

Summer 2019

  • AGED 520V:  Volunteer Management (Ag*Idea course taught by Oklahoma State University) syllabus 
    • Class #3710   Section 901   Mini Session   June 10 - Aug 2
  • AGED 520V:  Utilizing Online Media (Ag*Idea course taught by Texas Tech University) syllabus  
    • Class #3864   Section 902 Mini Session June 4 - Aug 9
  • AGED 520V:  Survey Development (course taught by University of Arkansas)  syllabus 
    • Class #6484   Section 905   8 Week 1 Session   May 29 - July 18
  • AGED 5163: Leadership Analysis Through Film (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus 
    • Class #6480   Section 901 5 Week 1 Session   May 28 - June 28
  • AGED 5243:  Graphic Design in AFLS  (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus   
    • Class #6007   Section 901   10 Week Session   May 28 - Aug 02

Fall 2019 

  • AGED 5001: Seminar Grant Writing (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus 
    • Class #10789   Section   901   Regular Session   Aug 26 - Dec 12
  • AGED 5033: Developing Leadership in Agri Organizations (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus   
    • Class #8196   Section 901 Regular Session Aug 26 - Dec 12
  • AGED 5443: Principles of Technological Change (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus 
    • Class #12617   Section 901   Regular Session   Aug 26 - Dec 12
  • AGED 5463: Research Methods in Social Sciences (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus  
    • Class #6320   Section 901   Regular Session   Aug 26 - Dec 12
  • AGED 5473: Interpreting Social Data (course taught by University of Arkansas) syllabus   
    • Class #4678   Section 901   Regular Session   Aug 26 - Dec 12
  • AGED 520V: Program Planning in Ag & Extension Education (Ag*Idea course taught by North Carolina) syllabus 
    • Class #9339   Section 906   Mini Session   Aug 21 - Dec 6
  • AGED 520V: Theory in Ag Communications (Ag*Idea course taught by Kansas State) syllabus
    •   Class #11099   Section 907   Mini session  Aug 26 - Dec 13
  • AGED 520V: Adult Programs in Ag & Extension Education (Ag*Idea course taught by Oklahoma State) syllabus   
    • Class #13340   Section 908   Mini Session   Aug 19 - Dec 13
  • AGED 520V: Qualitative Research Methods (Ag*Idea course taught by Missouri University) syllabus   
    • Class #13341   Section 909   Mini Session   Aug 19 - Dec 5
  • AGED 520V: Risk and Crisis Communication (Ag*Idea course taught by Texas Tech University) syllabus  
    • Class #9497   Section 905   Mini Session   Aug 26 - Dec 11
  • AGED 520V: Foundations of Ag Communication (Ag*Idea course taught by Texas Tech University) syllabus 
  • Class #13329  Section 910 Regular Session Aug 26 - Dec 12
 

 
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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